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Authorities search for suspects following high-speed chase in Wheeler Co.

Wheeler Co. sheriff's office searching for suspect after high-speed chase (File Photo)]

The Wheeler County Sheriff's office in search of suspects after a high-speed chase.

According to the Wheeler County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, Deputy Walden tried to stop a vehicle early Thursday morning, but the vehicle refused to stop and continued traveling on I-40, exceeding speeds of 115 MPH.

The high-speed chase continued through Oklahoma where the vehicle was spiked west of Elk City.

Approximately six to 10 suspects got out of the vehicle and are reportedly on foot.

A controlled substance was found inside of the vehicle.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol has a helicopter out in search of the suspects.

This is a developing story and more details will be provided as they are received.


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