Bent County

One arrested following high-speed chase across three counties

PROMO LAW Kiowa County Sheriffs Car - Chris Sorensen

One person has been arrested following a high-speed pursuit that began in Kiowa County just south of Eads and ended in Bent County after briefly running through Prowers County.

Kiowa County deputies attempted to make contact with the driver of a vehicle that was southbound on Highway 287 south of Eads. The driver pulled over, then sped away with deputies in pursuit.

The chase reached speeds of 140 miles per hour at times.