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Chase ends after man crashes with kids in car, DeLand police say

Dad charged with DUI, child neglect

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DeLand police arrested a dad who they said led officers on a chase and crashed his car with his children inside.

The chase ended early Saturday morning at Beresford Avenue and Summit Ash Court.

Cory Phillips was charged with driving under the influence and two counts of felony child neglect.

Police said Phillips was driving drunk and swerving when an officer tried to stop him.

He then took off and crashed into a tree with his 4-year-old and 13-year-old daughters in the car, according to police.