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High speed chase ends with Durham crash

Friday, July 19, 2013
Officials say a high speed chase in Durham started Thursday night when the Highway Patrol was doing license checks and a driver tried to avoid the checkpoint.

Officials say a high speed chase in Durham started Thursday night when the Highway Patrol was doing license checks and a driver tried to avoid the checkpoint.

A high-speed chase in Durham ended with a crash Thursday night.

Officials said it started when the Highway Patrol was doing license checks on Garrett Road and a driver tried to avoid the checkpoint.

Troopers chased the driver through the city at speeds topping 100 miles per hour before the driver crashed his car at Ward Street and Rosedale Avenue.

The man tried to run, but was arrested after a brief foot chase.

He is facing numerous charges related to the chase and for allegedly driving with a suspended license.

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