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High speed chase travels across two countiesSubmitted: 02/12/2016
WESTON - A man led police on a high speed chase across two counties before finally being stopped early this morning.

Just before midnight, deputies in Shawano county warned Marathon County a chase was underway.

The man driving had multiple warrants, and struck a Shawano County squad during the chase.  Speeds hit 90 miles an hour.


Around 12:50 a.m. Friday, the car crossed into Marathon County.

Stop sticks were used several times, with the driver avoiding them. The stop sticks finally worked near the Village of Weston, with the driver stopping on Interstate 39.

The man refused to get out, and showed officers a knife. A negotiator got him to surrender.

Interstate 39 was closed for over two hours while negotiations were underway.

Story By: Newswatch 12 News Team

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