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Update: Suspect arrested after high-speed chase through central Montana

Posted at 9:07 PM, Dec 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-10 10:22:49-05


The driver was arrested in Fergus County at the end of the pursuit, according to the Musselshell County Sheriff's Office.


Authorities are seeking information on a driver that led law enforcement through three central Montana counties Wednesday afternoon, running several vehicles off the road.

Musselshell County Sheriff Shawn Lesnik said in a release that the chase started at 2:11 p.m. on US Highway 87 North north of Roundup.

The pursuit first involved the Montana Highway Patrol and Musselshell County Sheriff's Office, and deputies from Petroleum and Fergus counties joined at Grass Range, according to Lesnik.

The vehicle ran several southbound vehicles off the road during the pursuit.

Call the Musselshell County Sheriff's Office at 406-323-1402 if you met this vehicle during the chase. Lesnik asked callers to provide a description of the vehicle they were driving and where they were when they met the suspect's vehicle.