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Driver in custody after crashing into White House gates

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A driver was taken into custody on Monday after crashing a vehicle into an exterior gate of the White House complex. The incident occurred shortly before 6 p.m. and prompted an investigation into the cause of the collision. The Secret Service spokesman warned of potential traffic disruptions near the eastern side of the White House complex. The vehicle was later cleared from the scene, and the driver remains in custody as the investigation continues. The White House fence has undergone recent upgrades to deter jumpers.