High speed car chase ends in Topeka, says KHP

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A car driving down Highway 75 at over 100 mph was eventually pulled over in Topeka Friday.

The chase started in Jackson County when police responded to multiple calls about an erratic driver. Officers caught up to the car just south of Holton, Kan. The driver refused to stop, according to Trooper B. Simone of the Kansas Highway Patrol.

Simone said KHP joined the Jackson County police in surrounding the car, which eventually exited onto Gage Blvd. Officers stopped the vehicle at 10th and SW Warren Ave.

Engy Arthur Kerr

Jackson County police took the driver into custody Friday at 5:40 p.m. and later identified her as Engy Arthur Kerr, 23, of South Daytona, Fla. She is being held on felony fleeing and eluding, reckless driving and numerous traffic offenses.

Three dogs were safely removed from Kerr’s vehicle, according to Jackson County police.

The incident is still under investigation.

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