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3 injured after car drives into crowd of Portland protesters

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a man drove his car into a crowd of protesters early Wednesday morning in downtown Portland, injuring three people.

Police say the 27-year-old male driver drove away “at a high rate of speed” but was tracked and arrested on suspicion of hit and run, reckless driving and possession of a controlled substance.

Two people were taken from the scene by ambulance.

Another was taken for treatment in a personal car. Police said none of the injuries were life-threatening.

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