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Fleeing vehicle crashes into two Mason City homes

MASON CITY — One person was arrested after a pickup crashed into a pair of homes in southeastern Mason City on Monday afternoon.

The Mason City Police Department says they tried to stop a pickup in the area of 5th and South Vermont. Officers say the truck sped away and later hit a parked car near the intersection of 7th and South Vermont, continuing on to hit a parked car in a driveway and then hitting two houses in the 900 block of 7th Southeast.

Police say 21-year-old Sidney Garcia of Mason City was the driver of the vehicle, and was charged with failure to maintain control, not having a driver’s license or proof of insurance, and eluding a police officer.

29-year-old Terry Arp of Mason City was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.


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