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Man arrested after 100mph police chase

LE MARS, Iowa - Authorities stopped a pursuit with speeds over 100 miles per hour and arrested one person Wednesday night.

The Plymouth County Sheriff's Office say that a deputy attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation in Le Mars around 6:50 p.m. The vehicle then fled through the city before going south on K-49 and then turned west on D-12.

Deputies from Woodbury County Sheriff's Office deployed stop sticks and were able to completely flatten one tire.

The vehicle stopped near the intersection of D12 and Floyd Blvd north of Sioux City. 

The driver, Alexander Summers, 23, of Cushing, Iowa then left the vehicle and fled on foot until he was taken into custody by a Woodbury County deputy and his K9 partner.

There was also a female passenger in the vehicle who was detained, but ultimately released without charges.

Alexander Summers, 23, of Cushing, Iowa, was arrested and charged with felony eluding, OWI, reckless driving, driving with no insurance, driving while license suspended, interference with official acts. He will also be charged in Plymouth County for aggravated eluding and driving while license suspended along with a long list of traffic charges. He is being held at the Woodbury County Jail on a bond of $5,000.

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