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Suspects led Texas DPS Troopers on a multi-county car chase after stealing vehicle in Austin

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Posted at 1:23 PM, Jun 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-09 14:23:59-04

Around 10:15 Tuesday morning officers in Williamson County were led on a vehicle chase that started in Austin and ended in Bell County.

A 26-year-old female driver, accompanied by a male passenger, reached speeds of over 100 mph.

The driver struck a sign off Northbound Interstate 35 near Country Road 452 when both the passenger and driver disappeared into the woods.

After a K9 search, the female driver was found and taken to Baylor Scott and White in Temple for minor injuries.

The male passenger has not been found.