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High Speed Freeway Chase Causes Two Accidents

A HIGH-SPEED CHASE -- ON I-15, FROM DRAPER TO PAYSON -- HAS LANDED A MORGAN COUNTY MAN IN JAIL.

ALONG THE WAY, POLICE SAY JAMES COTTRELL, 61, HIT TWO VEHICLES -- IN DRAPER AND LINDON.

NEITHER ACCIDENT WAS SERIOUS OR CAUSED INJURIES.

POLICE SAY THE CHASE REACHED SPEEDS OF 80 MILES PER HOUR, UNTIL COTTRELL WAS STOPPED, WITH A PIT MANEUVER.

THE SUSPECT HAS NO PRIOR RECORD, ASIDE FROM MINOR TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS.

AUTHORITIES SAY HE MAY HAVE BEEN EXPERIENCING A MEDICAL CONDITION... BUT THEY ARE ALSO INVESTIGATING FOR POSSIBLE DRUNK DRIVING CHARGES.

 

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