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DATE/TIME: Friday, February 3rd, 2006 / 01:00 PM
SUBJECT:FLEEING DRIVER IN PURSUIT IDENTIFIED

The man who was critically injured after crashing the stolen car he was driving while fleeing from officers on Wednesday evening has been identified as 20-year-old Christopher Melton.

Melton has been living in Schenectady, but apparently had no permanent residence.

He is still in critical condition at Albany Medical Center.

Charges against him are pending.