Los Angeles Sheriff's Department deputies were involved Friday afternoon in a standoff with a driver following a pursuit that came to an end on railroad tracks in Boyle Heights.
According to authorities, at around 2:25 p.m. LASD Airship was overhead a stolen vehicle. A chase ensued, beginning in the Norwalk area on the 605 Freeway and transitioning to the 5 Freeway.
The driver was traveling the wrong way at one point, then crashed through a fence an onto the railroad tracks.
The SUV stalled onto the track and became disabled, according to LASD.
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The driver then ran from the vehicle before his path was blocked by a moving freight train.
The man returned to the SUV, barricading himself in and placing a reflective strip of material, possibly a sun shade, in the windshield.
LASD Norwalk and East LA personnel approached the vehicle, under direction of the LASD Airship, and the driver surrendered.
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Authorities say he was taken into custody without further incident.