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Troopers arrest driver after Tuesday pursuit

A state trooper used spike strips to stop a fleeing vehicle in Union County.

Posted: Sep 18, 2019 2:25 PM

SHERMAN, Miss. (WTVA) - A state trooper used spike strips to stop a fleeing vehicle in Union County.

The pursuit happened on Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, an attempted traffic stop on Interstate 22 near Sherman led to the pursuit.

Troopers lost contact with the fleeing vehicle, but a Union County sheriff’s deputy picked up the chase near East Union School.

Officers managed to stop the vehicle on Highway 348 east of New Albany and took the driver into custody.

WTVA is working to learn more about the incident.

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