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Suspect in hospital following crash and police chase

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LENOX, N.Y. -- A Canastota man has been arrested following a police chase on State Route 5 in the Town of Lenox.

Police say Samuel Cappoletti, 47, led them on a pursuit just before 1 a.m. Monday after backing his vehicle into an Oneida City patrol car in a WalMart parking lot. Cappoletti then headed onto Route 5 when he lost control of the truck and went off the road into some small trees.

Cappoletti was treated on scene and transported to University Hospital in Syracuse where he is in fair condition.

Cappoletti faces multiple charges, including driving while intoxicated, unlawful fleeing of a police officer and leaving the scene of an accident.

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