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Multi-county chase ends in I-75 wreck

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A chase that started in Bartow County ended in a wreck on Interstate 75 in Cherokee County, say authorities. A chase that started in Bartow County ended in a wreck on Interstate 75 in Cherokee County, say authorities.
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A chase that started in Bartow County ended in a wreck on Interstate 75 in Cherokee County on Thursday, say police. Authorities in Bartow County say they picked up the chase on US Highway 41 in Cartersville.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, a silver Jeep Cherokee reported stolen was attempting to flee Bartow County Sheriff's deputies. Bartow County authorities say the vehicle was clocked at speeds of 80 to 90 mph as it fled in the direction of Interstate 75.

According to authorities, the SUV traveled down the southbound lanes on Interstate 75, traveling at speeds of 120 mph, before slamming into the rear of a horse trailer in Cherokee County.

Authorities with Bartow County say the person driving the stolen vehicle is wanted on multiple felony warrants.

The driver of the Jeep is in custody, and sustained cuts and abrasions, according to the GSP.

 

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