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LITHONIA, Ga. --DeKalb County Police are searching for the driver of commercial pickup truck that crashed into an abandoned house in Lithonia early Thursday.

According to police,the driver sped upafter a police officer pulled up behind the truck overnight.The truck was not being pursued.

Police said the driver crashedintoa house on South Deshon Court off Wellborn Road,then took off on foot.

The house was abandoned, so no one was inside.

Search dogs and police were canvassing the area for the driver.

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