Driver clocked going 132 m.p.h. during chase into Michigan, police say
LAGRANGE COUNTY, Ind. — A Sturgis, Mich. man was arrested early Monday morning following a pursuit that originated in LaGrange County.
According to the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department, a deputy tried to stop a car on State Road 9 for speeding. The driver was reportedly going 132 miles per hour at the time. Investigators say the car did not stop and continued to drive through the northwest portion of the county at very high speeds. The pursuit crossed state lines into Michigan where Sturgis police joined the chase.
The car eventually crashed at the intersection of Witt Lake Road and Sweet Lake Road in St. Joseph County, Mich., just outside Sturgis city limits.
Deputies say the driver of the car, Austin Bauder, was taken into custody by Sturgis police.
Bauder is facing several unknown charges.