(10-27-19) An Ohio State Highway Patrol high speed pursuit that ended in a crash near Ft. Recovery early this morning at around 2:19 am. Speeds reached as high as 88 mph for a two mile stretch. The officer was trying to pull the driver over for a left of center violation.

The pursuit began at state Route 49 and Park Road north of Fort Recovery and continued for a short distance north on Route 49,  the suspect crashed through a guardrail just south of Siegrist-Jutte Road.

The suspect vehicle driven by Magdiel Gaytan (26) of Ft. Recovery,  then would crash down an embankment into a tree. The trooper  found him on the ground nearby. A passenger in the vehicle was Cesar (21) of Ft. Recovery.

No other details are available at this time…story will be updated.