PORTLAND-- A Portland police officer s pursuit of a speeding driver came to an abrupt halt when the officer stopped for a family of ducks crossing the road, and the whole thing was recorded on the officer s dash cam.

The video was posted Wednesday, although the date of the incident wasn t given. It shows a driver going 52 mph in a 35 mph zone.

Officer Mark James begins the pursuit. To add excitement, the video was sped up and high-energy music was added.

Seconds later, James comes upon a family of ducks crossing the four-lane road. The music changes to something more serene as James gets out of his car and escorts the ducks to a ditch and safety.

The speeding driver got away.

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