Traffic stop leads to high speed chase

Traffic stop leads to high speed chase

WHEELER COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - A traffic stop in the McLean area led to a high speed chase Wednesday afternoon.

DPS Troopers say they stopped a vehicle suspected of a theft in Shamrock. They say the vehicle refused to stop, leading DPS Troopers, Gray County Deputies and Wheeler County Deputies on a high speed chase with speeds over 100 miles per hour.

Officials say the vehicle traveled into Wheeler County from I-40 and went North on County Line Road. Spike strips were deployed, and the vehicle came to a stop on FM 2473 near Magic City when the front tire blew out.

The suspect was booked into Wheeler County Jail on misdemeanor and felony offenses.

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