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Arizona man sentenced following high-speed chase

Christopher Elman of Arizona will serve up to ten years on charges related to an incident last year in which he led law enforcement on a high-speed chase along I-90, crossing the border into South Dakota and eventually crashing his vehicle near Spearfish.

At around 3:15 p.m. on April 6, 2020, a Crook County Sheriff’s Department deputy received a report of a pickup truck speeding and swerving in and out of its lane, eastbound on I-90. Around milepost 172, observed the truck straddling both lanes and clocked its speed at 92 mph in the 75 mph zone.

The deputy was unable to read the license plate...