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Two-county chase ends in wreck with deputies' cars

Posted June 21, 2009 10:41 a.m. EDT

— A police chase that started in Richmond County ended when the suspect's vehicle crashed into two sheriff's deputies' cars south of Carthage Saturday afternoon.

State troopers said authorities pursued the suspect from Richmond County down U.S. Highway 1 into Southern Pines, along side roads and through Pinehurst. The suspect then got onto U.S. Highway 15-501 towards Carthage.

Deputies blocked the road with their cars and forced the suspect to stop along U.S. 15-501, south of N.C. Highway 22, troopers said. The suspect's vehicle crashed into deputies' cars going at about 10 mph, and no one was injured.

Troopers said the suspect, who has not been identified, was taken into custody, but they did not know on what charges.