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Man leads Ventura police on speedy chase

October 26, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
A dangerous high-speed pursuit came to an end in Thousand Oaks around 3 p.m. Monday.Investigators say it started in Santa Barbara when officers tried to pull over a pick-up truck that was reported stolen.

The driver refused to stop and led officers on a chase southbound on the 101 Freeway at speeds reaching up to 100 mph.

The driver got off the freeway, running red lights and driving the wrong way on several streets. He hit the guard rail on Moorpark Road before he finally came to a stop in Thousand Oaks.

He finally pulled over and surrendered peacefully to officers. No one was hurt in the chase.


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