Suspect Leads Authorities on High Speed Chase Through two Counties

The Clay County Sheriff's Department has not released the driver's identity yet.

BARNESVILLE, Minn.–Two police departments and two sheriff’s offices were involved in a high speed chase on Friday.

At approximately 1:12 p.m. the Clay County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a vehicle pursuit happening on I-94 from Ottertail County.

The Fergus Falls Police Department and Ottertail County Sheriff’s Office were pursuing the vehicle that was stolen from a possible carjacking.

The vehicle entered Clay County where the Barnesville Police Department successfully deployed stop sticks and deflated two tires.

As the vehicle continued to travel Westbound on I-94, a Clay County Sheriff’s deputy was asked to take over. The deputy performed a PIT maneuver causing the vehicle to slide into the ditch and come to a stop.

The driver was taken into custody. The Clay County Sheriff’s Department has not released the driver’s identity yet.

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