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THE DALLES, Ore. -- Oregon State Police say they used spike strips to stop a 91-year-old Washington driver who hit speeds as high as 80 mph after troopers found the man traveling in a closed section of Interstate 84.

Police were investigating a freeway gun battle that left a motorist dead and a trooper wounded when they spotted the man driving in the closed area yesterday.

Troopers say Marseill Gunnyon of Toppenish was arrested for investigation of attempting to elude, reckless driving and misdemeanor hit and run.

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