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February 25, 2013
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Video: Police call off pursuit of teen runaway, vehicle flips

Police decided the 14-year-old driver was a hazard, and called off the pursuit moments before the SUV is seen flipping off the highway

By Geoff Liesik

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — Video from a Utah police dash-cam was released Wednesday and shows the conclusion of an unusual chase on I-80.

The video reveals the 911 dispatcher identifying the driver as a 14-year-old male, who had taken his parents' SUV without permission. A trooper can be heard saying the car was going 110 mph.

Cpl. Todd Johnson of the Utah Highway Patrol said that's about the time the trooper did the right thing and called off the chase.

Full Story: Unusual Utah chase caught on police dash-cam

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