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Military jet crashes in California neighborhood

Imperial, Calif. (AP) -- A Marines spokeswoman said a military jet that crashed in a Southern California neighborhood hit some homes after the pilot ejected.

Cpl. Melissa Lee said the pilot ejected safely and was taken to a hospital for evaluation. There's no word on whether anyone on the ground was hurt.

Witnesses said two houses caught fire after the crash early Wednesday evening in Imperial, about 90 miles east of San Diego.

A Marine spokesman, Lance Cpl. Christopher Johns, said the jet was a Harrier from Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma, Arizona.

 
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