Webster County Deputy injured in pursuit

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WEBSTER COUNTY, Mo.– A Webster County deputy was injured in a pursuit that started in Rogersville and ended in North Springfield.

The pursuit started when Deputies were trying to detain several individuals when they fled the scene in a vehicle with a trailer. They took off hitting a vehicle that hit an officer. During the pursuit, the suspect hit three police vehicles in total.

The deputy was treated at a local hospital for nonlife threating injuries.

While fleeing the suspect’s vehicle reached speeds more than 100 miles per hour.

“When his vehicle was hit, his vehicle smashed into him, he was getting out attempting to what he thought was going to be a traffic stop, as the vehicle turned around on him, it rammed into his, either the end of the truck or the trailer rammed into his car,” Sheriff Roy Cole said, with the Webster County Sheriff’s Department.

The pursuit started just after midnight and four people were in custody by 6 a.m.

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