BORGER, Texas (AP) — Authorities in West Texas say a man fleeing from sheriff’s deputies caused nearly $1 million in damage at a chemical plant when he crashed a pickup through several gates and ran inside.

Hutchinson County Sheriff Kirk Coker told the Amarillo Globe-News that 22-year-old Angel Vasquez slammed into the gates Sunday at a Chevron Phillips plant in Borger, northeast of Amarillo.

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The sheriff says a deputy earlier had attempted to pull over the stolen pickup Vasquez was driving but Vasquez fled and later drove through the gates.

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Coker says he tried to hide inside the plant and eventually was found in possession of up to $15,000 worth of Chevron Phillips radios.

He was being held Monday at the Hutchinson County jail on theft and other charges.

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It’s not clear if he has an attorney.