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Man Leads Police On 2 County Chase

Wichita Falls, Texas - A high speed police chase that started in Archer County ended in a wreck in Wichita Falls Sunday night. 

It all started after an assault in Archer City. Police say the suspect showed up at that scene, and when he saw officers he took off in a vehicle on Highway 79. Police gave chase at speeds of more than 100 miles per hour. 

The suspect ended up slamming into a car at the intersection of Kell West and Taft in Wichita Falls. After the wreck, he took off on foot, and a Department of Public Safety trooper ended up catching him a few blocks away. 

The suspect, Sammy Lee Weaver, Jr., has been charged with Escape-Assault, Assault on a Public Servant and Evading Arrest with Vehicle and is now in the Wichita County Jail. 

The driver of the vehicle he slammed into, was treated at the scene for minor injuries.  

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