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Man arrested after injuring officer at Port Everglades

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Man crashes through a check point in Port Everglades. Man crashes through a check point in Port Everglades.

PORT EVERGLADES, Fla. (WSVN) -- Police have arrested a man after he took a dangerous drive while high on drugs, leaving one deputy injured.

The incident occurred at the Eller Drive entrance to the Port Everglades, Thursday afternoon.

Deputies said the man confessed to being high on crack cocaine when he plowed through a security checkpoint and hit a police cruiser.

The officer was transported to Broward Health Medical Center. She is expected to be OK.

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