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State Police arrest driver clocked at 113mph after a short pursuit

Indiana State Police took a South Bend man into custody Sunday afternoon after being led on a short pursuit.

Posted: Dec. 23, 2018 10:20 PM
Updated: Dec. 24, 2018 7:50 AM

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - Indiana State Police took a South Bend man into custody Sunday afternoon after being led on a short pursuit.

Trooper Corey Brown clocked a black Ford Escape traveling 113 miles per hour on northbound I-65.

The trooper attempted to pull the SUV over, but the driver pulled off at the State Road 25 exit ramp.

The driver turned left onto State Road 25, and ran a red light.

Eventually, the SUV did pull over. The driver was identified as 23-year-old William J. Szalay.

He was charged with reckless driving, resisting law enforcement, and speeding.

He was taken to the Tippecanoe County Jail.

The passenger in his car was not charged with anything and was returned to their home in West Lafayette by another trooper.

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