High pursuit on I-29 in Deuel County

CLEAR LAKE, S.D.(KXLG)- On Thursday, July 13, 2023, a traffic complaint call was received around 11:45 am on Interstate 29 near mile marker 149. When they attempted to pull over the vehicle, it did not stop, and a pursuit ensued.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol successfully spiked the vehicle at MM 177 of Interstate 29, but the vehicle continued northbound.

The Watertown Police Dept and Codington County Sheriff’s Office again successfully spiked the vehicle at MM 180 of Interstate 29.

The vehicle came to a stop at MM 181 of Interstate 29.

There were three occupants in the vehicle. Two occupants were juvenile runaways.

One juvenile was from Minnehaha County, and one was from Lincoln County.

The juvenile driver was charged with aggravated eluding, careless driving, failure to stop for law enforcement, and chins.

The pursuit went through Deuel, Hamlin, and Codington counties.

The Deuel County Sheriff’s Office, Codington County Sheriff’s Office, South Dakota Highway Patrol, and Watertown Police Department were involved in the pursuit.