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Area law enforcement agencies led on high-speed chase in southern Sedgwick County

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Sunday, April 20, 2014, at 9:03 p.m.
  • Updated Sunday, April 20, 2014, at 10:23 p.m.

Area law enforcement agencies are investigating a high-speed chase that happened Sunday morning.

Wichita police were in pursuit of a vehicle near Kellogg and Hydraulic at 10:43 a.m., according to Sgt. Conrad Jansson with the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s deputies joined the chase as it continued through southern Sedgwick County, he said.

The Kansas Highway Patrol and Sumner County Sheriff’s Office joined in pursuing a 2001 Chevrolet truck at 103rd Street South, heading west toward U.S. 81, the highway patrol said in a news release. The pursuit continued west to 119th Street West, when the truck turned north on 119th, according to the highway patrol. Speeds at times reached more than 75 mph.

Sedgwick County sheriff’s records indicate Wichita Police Chief Norman Williams called off the chase at 11:11 a.m., Jansson said.

Officials reported the vehicle rolled at 11:13 a.m. in the 9800 block of South 119th Street West, northeast of Clearwater. The driver was taken into custody by the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office. No other details, including the condition of the driver, were released.

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