Man arrested in Wichita following brief police pursuit

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Wichita Police Department arrested a 40-year-old Wichita man Wednesday following a crash that stemmed from a pursuit.

Around 7:30 p.m., officers were on patrol in the area of 25th Street and Grove when they spotted a Ford Focus with an illegal tag. Police attempted to stop the car, but it sped off.

Marshall Lane (Courtesy: Sedgwick County Jail)

Police said at one point the driver who took off reached speeds about 70 mph in a 30 mph zone. Officers called off the chase for public safety reasons. The driver continued to 1st and Indiana where he crashed into a gray Mitsubishi Mirage. The person inside the Mitsubishi wasn’t injured.

Police arrested 40-year-old Marshall Lane of Wichita. Lane was booked on suspicion of felony evade and elude, DUI, and a warrant.

Police said the case will be presented to the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office.

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