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LOGANSPORT, Ind. — A police officer in Logansport was injured in a crash during a chase Sunday afternoon.

State police say Officer Leeann Morales was helping chase John Marks, who didn’t stop when police had earlier tried to pull him over for a traffic violation.

Marks later slammed his 2002 GMC Yukon into Morales Dodge Charger police cruiser at an intersection, when Morales has turned towards Marks. The two collided head-on.

Marks was driving northbound on Meadlawn Avenue approaching Norcross Street. Morales was driving eastbound on Norcross Street. She turned southbound onto Meadlawn Avenue when both vehicles crashed into each other.

Marks was flown to Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis. Morales was taken to a hospital in Logansport and is expected to be okay.