Police: Driver flees from officer, crashes into parked vehicle and animal clinic

Tristian DeWolfe mug shot courtesy Corvallis Police Department

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A man is facing several charges after Philomath police say he led officers on a chase in Corvallis.

Philomath police say an officer spotted a vehicle driving without headlights Wednesday at 11 p.m. at the intersection of Northwest 53rd Street and Northwest Harrison Boulevard in Corvallis.

The driver sped away from the officer at speeds reaching 60 miles per hour.

Police say the driver lost control at Northwest 9th Street and Northwest Walnut Boulevard and hit a parked vehicle. The driver also hit the Town and Country Animal Clinic.

No one was injured.

Police identified the driver as 20-year-old Tristian Lee DeWolfe.

He was arrested on charges of fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, unauthorized use of a vehicle, failure to perform duties of a driver to injured persons, driving under the influence of intoxicants, recklessly endangering another person, fourth-degree assault, three counts of second-degree criminal mischief and resisting arrest.

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