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Three-county, 110-mph chase ends with driver's arrest

Posted May 29, 2009 6:17 a.m. EDT
Updated May 29, 2009 1:25 p.m. EDT

— Troopers chased a driver through Wake, Durham and Orange counties before they caught the man near Carrboro early Friday.

Around 2:30 a.m., Trooper Matt Cape clocked Vincent Craig Garner, 40, driving 82 mph in a 65 mph zone on Interstate 40 in Wake County, near the Durham County line.

When Cape tried to pull him over, Garner took off and speeds reached 110 mph, troopers said. After a nearly 30 minute chase, authorities caught him 4 miles outside Carrboro. No one was hurt.

Garner was charged with DWI, speeding to elude arrest, driving with a revoked license, careless and reckless driving, resisting arrest and driving with an open container of alcohol.