Breaking: High-speed pursuit ends after police use strips to deflate car’s tire |

Breaking: High-speed pursuit ends after police use strips to deflate car’s tire

Sky-Hi staff report

Several law enforcement entities assisted with a high-speed pursuit Sunday evening after a sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation near Tabernash, according to  the Grand County Sheriff’s Office.

The pursuit, which began on Highway 40 near Tabernash, involved members of the Grand County Sheriff’s Office, Fraser-Winter Park Police Department, Granby Police Department and Colorado State Patrol.

Speeds exceeded 80 mph as the pursuit continued on county roads, lasting nearly 30 minutes, according to the sherrif’s office.

An officer was able to deploy StopSticks, deflating the vehicle’s driver side tire. The adult male driver subsequently surrendered and was appended without injury for outstanding warrants and several traffic violations.

This is a developing story.

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