Woman in custody following high-speed chase across 3 counties

CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. — A high-speed police chase that began early Wednesday morning in York County, South Carolina went on for more than an hour and ended across the state border in Cleveland County, according to authorities.

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The pursuit started around 5 a.m. in Clover before taking officers into Gaston County and finally ending around 6:05 a.m. in a crash in Cleveland County.

Channel 9 was at the scene on Old Mountain Lane and Highway 161, where a damaged blue minivan could be seen crashed along a guardrail.

Officials told Eyewitness News that the driver of that van, Katie Adkins, was taken into custody.

Investigators said someone called 911 about a suspicious vehicle and a short time later, Clover police got behind that van. They said a man got out of the passenger side before Adkins took off, leading police on a chase that hit speeds upward of 90 mph.

Officials also said Adkins struck a police cruiser but did not cause very much damage.

The chase ended when the van "gave out" and came to rest crashed against a guardrail, according to police.

Nobody was hurt during the pursuit.

Officers said Adkins was wanted on outstanding warrants from the York County Sheriff's Office.

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