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      Fugitive hit by police car leaves hospital for jail

      PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A fugitive from Montana injured during a confrontation with police on the Oregon coast has been released from a Portland hospital and taken to jail.

      Oregon State Police say a trooper struck 30-year-old Dale Wallace with a patrol car Friday when Wallace pointed a gun at officers in Lincoln City.

      Arrest warrants had been issued in Montana for Wallace and a companion, Sara Jo Johnson. They were accused of robbing a Butte coin shop in late December.

      Johnson fatally shot herself late Friday after a four-hour standoff with law enforcement officers.

      Wallace was flown to a Portland hospital with injuries described as serious. He's now lodged at the Multnomah County jail.

      (Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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