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Iowa Teen In Custody After Pursuit Tuesday

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A high speed chase resulted in a collision and arrest of a juvenile from Iowa 

At approximately 9:50 Tuesday night, a trooper observed a Jeep Liberty speeding on Highway 34 between Phillips and Aurora. 

The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the driver refused to yield and accelerated. The trooper initiated a pursuit.

The suspect vehicle increased speeds to over 100 miles per hour as it continued westbound on Highway 34. 

After approximately one minute, the Jeep attempted to pass a westbound vehicle in the eastbound lane and caused a collision between the westbound Dodge Ram and an eastbound Honda Accord.

 All drivers involved were medically cleared

The driver of the Jeep, a 16-year-old male from Iowa, was lodged in the Sarpy County Juvenile Justice Center.


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