Kansas deputy injured in crash during chase

KNSS News
November 01, 2019 - 7:16 pm
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A Kansas deputy is critically injured after wrecking during a lengthy chase of a motorcycle driver.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says the Kiowa County deputy was flown to a Wichita hospital following the accident Thursday night. The deputy's name was not released.

The motorcycle driver, 18, was arrested but has not yet been charged.

The chase began when troopers tried to pull over a speeding sports bike on U.S. 54 in Pratt County. Troopers ended the chase at the Kiowa County line over safety concerns.

The deputy began pursuing the motorcycle. His vehicle struck a sign and ended up in a culvert.

The chase eventually ended in Ford County, about 55 miles from where it began, when the motorcycle driver pulled over and tried to run before being caught.
 

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