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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Police Chase with semi truck in Barton County

On December 5th 2018 at around 8:43 a.m. the Barton County Sheriff's Office was advised by the Missouri State Highway Patrol that a trooper was trying to conduct a traffic stop on a semi truck that was traveling Southbound on I-49 Highway in Vernon County. 

The Missouri State Highway Patrol advised that the semi was failing to stop for the trooper and the trooper was pursuing the semi. The pursuit traveled several miles in Barton County on I-49 Highway. 

The pursuit eventually stopped at approximately the 72 mile marker after spikes was used. One subject was taken into custody by the Missouri State Highway Patrol Troopers. 

The investigation in the case is being conducted by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.