Chase ends in crash


Staff Writer

IRON MOUNTAIN – Local law enforcement officials were involved in a high-speed chase through Niagara, Wis. and Iron Mountain this morning.

The chase ended on U.S. 2 in the Moon Lake area when the suspect vehicle crashed.

Local law enforcement officials took up the chase on River Street in Niagara at about 8:50 a.m. It was not immediately clear where the pursuit started.

The suspect vehicle continued on U.S. 141 into Michigan. It then turned onto Breitung Cutoff Road, then turned onto Powder Lake Road, then turned north onto U.S. 2. It proceeded to travel through downtown Iron Mountain.

Several different departments joined the chase.

The pursuit ended at about 9 a.m. when the suspect vehicle crashed. There was no word on if the driver or any law enforcement officers were injured.

Police scanner traffic indicated that the driver may have been a juvenile who took the vehicle from the Appleton, Wis. area.

Law enforcement officials had no additional information about the incident available this morning. Check for any updates.

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IRON MOUNTAIN – Authorities have released more information about the high-speed chase that resulted in a one-vehicle roll over accident in Iron Mountain on Monday morning.

Sgt. David Stuck of the Michigan State Police Iron Mountain post said that the driver of the suspect vehicle, who is a 15-year-old juvenile from Wisconsin, and two troopers sustained minor injuries in the incident.

They were all transported by Integrated First Response to Dickinson County Memorial Hospital, where they were treated and released, he said.

Sgt. Stuck said that since the driver is a juvenile, no name will be released. However, the juvenile is facing several felony charges.