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Cruiser cam catches Mason teen slamming car into overpass

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) - State troopers in Ohio say an out-of-control car "disintegrated into many pieces" when it went airborne and smashed into a highway overpass pillar.

The 19-year-old driver from Mason was hospitalized in critical condition.

A police cruiser's dashboard camera captured Monday morning's stunning crash on Interstate 675 near Dayton. The video shows a 1985 Pontiac Firebird passing by in the median, striking a culvert on the ground and then being launched into the air. The car slams into the overpass, turning into a shower of parts.

The State Highway Patrol says driver Brennan Eden was ejected onto a highway shoulder. Troopers say he was alert and conscious after the crash. Investigators are trying to determine how fast the car was going.

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