Wisconsin man leads multi-county pursuit on I-80

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Published: Feb. 7, 2023 at 2:41 PM CST
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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (WOWT) - The Nebraska State Patrol arrested a Wisconsin man Monday following a pursuit through several central Nebraska counties.

A trooper observed a speeding Honda Civic on Interstate 80 near the Lexington exit at about 9:30 a.m. Monday. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the Honda driver fled. The trooper initiated a pursuit.

Continuing east, the Honda reached speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour. It also passed other vehicles on the shoulder several times.

The driver, 44-year-old Marvin Adams, of Appleton, Wisconsin, eventually stopped near mile marker 261. He was taken into custody without further incident.

Adams was arrested for willful reckless driving, flight to avoid arrest, and no operator’s license. He was booked into the Dawson County Jail.