GREEN COUNTY (WKOW) -- A rural Albany man is arrested after police say he led them on a chase that reached speeds of 115 miles per hour.
Around 3:30 p.m. Monday, Green County Sheriff's deputies got several calls about a vehicle going very fast on STH 11 near Short Lane in the Town of Sylvester. The driver was going about 100 miles per hour. Deputies pulled the vehicle over, but say the driver fled. Deputies pursued the car for about 10 miles through Monroe and Sylvester Townships at speeds reaching 115 miles per hour. For safety reasons, deputies eventually stopped the pursuit. They later found the vehicle stuck in a ditch on Towns Road near Ringhand Road.
Deputies say the driver, Frederick RD Veeder, 37 of rural Albany, tried to run away on foot, but was taken into custody. He was arrested for Felony - Operating a Motor Vehicle while Intoxicated, 4th Offense within 5 years, Knowingly Flee an Officer, Resisting Arrest and Carrying a Concealed Weapon.
Veeder was cited for Knowingly Operate while revoked causing Property Damage, Fail to Maintain Control of Vehicle, Operating Left of Center, Fail to stop at a Stop Sign, Reckless Driving and Operating after Revocation (criminal). Veeder is in jail pending a court appearance.
The Wisconsin State Patrol is investigating the motor vehicle crash. Veeder wasn't hurt. He was wearing a seatbelt and the airbag did not go off when he crashed.
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