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Woman Arrested After Leading Deputies On High-Speed Chase

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SOUTH SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A woman who led police and Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies on a pursuit through South Sacramento has been arrested.

Deputies say the chase began when they attempted to pull over a Ford F-150 that was driving without its headlights on overnight.

The driver took off leading officers on a chase through surface streets on Highway 99 traveling more than 100 miles an hour at one point, according to deputies.

The woman would not let her female passenger go even after the she tried to get out of the moving vehicle at one point.

The driver was arrested back where the pursuit began on Mendocino Boulevard off Fruitridge Road after officers deployed a tack strip and disabled the truck.

Deputies say the truck was rented through U-Haul and was never returned.

The passenger was questioned and released.

The driver was wanted on felony warrants and now faces new charges.

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