Teen Accused of Leading Authorites on High-Speed Chase in Pocahontas County

Charges are pending against a teenager accused of leading authorities on a high speed chase in Pocahontas County.

According to the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office, shortly before 2:30 on Sunday morning, June 12th, deputies observed a 2018 Toyota Camry traveling at a high rate of speed on Highway 7. Deputies attempted to initiate a traffic stop, and the driver attempted to elude authorities by driving at speeds of over 130-miles-per-hour through the City of Fonda. The pursuit ended at the intersection of 100th Avenue and Highway 7. Charges are pending against the 17-year-old male driver.

The Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Buena Vista County Sheriff’s Office.


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