Around 3:30 p.m. Saturday, a state trooper pulled over a Chevrolet Suburban for speeding on I-80 about five miles west of North Platte. During the stop, the driver accelerated and took off eastbound, with the trooper in pursuit.

NSP spokesman Cody Thomas said the Suburban reached speeds in excess of 110 mph and drove on the shoulder to pass other vehicles as it tried to get away. Other troopers successfully deployed stop sticks to slow the vehicle near mile marker 211 in Dawson County. Thomas said it came to a stop in the median at mile marker 214, which would be near the county line.

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