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16-year-old driver cited for eluding officer, underage drinking

Published On: Nov 26 2012 12:45:18 AM CST
SMELSER TOWNSHIP, Wis. -

A 16-year-old male Grant County driver was arrested early Sunday morning for eluding an officer, violation of absolute sobriety, and underage drinking.

According to a Grant County Sheriff's press release, at 2:05 a.m. Sunday, two Grant County deputies spotted a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu being driven erractically on County Town Hwy. H near Alt Rd. outside of Cuba City.

When the deputies tried to initiate a traffic stop, the driver of the vehicle sped up to a speed of over 80 mph.

When the driver reached the intersection of Alt Rd. and St. Rose Rd., he crashed into a patch of trees, causing "substantial damage" to the vehicle.

The driver was arrested on the three counts and his male passenger, also 16, was cited and released for underage drinking.

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