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Vehicle crashes into White House gate, driver in custody

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A driver crashed into an exterior gate near the White House. The Secret Service said they are investigating whether the crash was intentional. The spokesperson for the Secret Service stated that there is no risk to the complex or the adjacent neighborhood. President Joe Biden was not present during the incident. The Washington fire department responded and cleared the scene. The vehicle has been cleared by local police, and the streets around the White House will be reopened. There have been previous instances of people jumping the White House perimeter fences, prompting increased security measures.