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Car crashes into Dorchester home

A car slammed into a home in Dorchester this morning after the driver failed to stop for police, authorities said.

An officer saw a car violating several traffic laws at about 7:15 a.m., police said. The officer attempted to pull over the driver, Jose David Rivera, 31, of Dorchester, but he allegedly did not stop. Rivera’s car soon crashed into a home at 154 Washington St..

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Police said no one was injured. Rivera allegedly attempted to flee the scene on foot but was quickly caught by police.

Rivera faces charges of driving to endanger, driving without a license, destoying personal property, and failing to stop for police.

Police did not say whether drugs or alcohol were involved.

Kiera Blessing can be reached at
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