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September 2, 2013 at 11:51 AM

2 arrested in stolen pickup after long chase on I-405

The Associated Press

Authorities say two people in a stolen pickup truck in Lynnwood led State Patrol troopers on a chase down Interstate 405, dodging spike strips before finally being stopped in Renton.

The chase began around 7:20 a.m. Monday after troopers clocked a pickup going 78 mph on Interstate 5. The driver refused to stop and troopers ran the license plate, discovering that the pickup had been reported stolen.

Trooper Mark Francis said several troopers eventually joined in the chase as it went south on I-405, using spike strips at three location in an attempt to stop the truck. The chase ended when troopers used a driving maneuver to stop the truck as it drove into Renton. Police arrested the driver and a passenger.

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