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Man Arrested After 100 MPH Pursuit Through Several Towns

The chase ended when the vehicle obtained 2 flat tires

Vermont State Police
Vermont State Police

State police say they pursued a driver through several towns in Vermont at speeds up to 100 mph before making an arrest.

A trooper attempted to stop a vehicle for crossing the center line and failing to stop at a stop sign early Wednesday in the town of St. George. The vehicle drove off and the pursuit started southbound on Route 116, through Hinesburg Village. It continued into Monkton and then into Bristol, where the vehicle was stopped by spike strips, getting two flat tires.

Police said the driver ran off and got into a scuffle with police before being arrested and taken to a hospital. He suffered minor injuries.

Arrested was 50-year-old Fred Seavey of North Clarendon. It wasn't immediately known if he had lawyer. 

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