High speed chase ends near Sneads High School

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SNEADS, Fla.- On Tuesday an officer with the Sneads Police Department saw a Gold in color SUV traveling at a very high rate of speed East bound on Old Spanish Trail.

As the officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle, it suddenly accelerated and began to flee from officer.

The officer initiated his emergency lights and sirens and began to pursue the fleeing car.

The SUV continued to drive at a high rate of speed with wanton disregard for public safety.

The SUV failed to yield at several different stop signs, nearly causing multiple traffic crashes and forcing innocent drivers off the roadway.

The vehicle then suddenly turned back east onto Old Spanish Trail and entered the school zone at speeds exceeding 100 MPH.

Several students and staff at Sneads High School were walking near the roadway as the vehicle passed through the school zone.

The SUV eventually came to a stop at the intersection of Old Spanish Trail and Legion Road, the driver was then able to be taken into custody without further incident.

The driver was later identified as 19-year-old Travis Deloach of Blountstown.

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