Colorado man arrested in central Nebraska after pursuit that reaches 150 mph

KEARNEY, Neb. -- A Colorado man is facing charges after a pursuit which reached speeds of 150 miles per hour.

The Nebraska State Patrol says troopers tried to pull over a speeding car on Interstate 80 near Kearney Friday morning.

The driver then fled from troopers, according NSP.

Authorities say the car reached speeds of more than 150 miles per hour during the pursuit. The driver, 20-year-old Jacob Rhoades of Colorado, turned off near the Shelton exit and eventually stopped near Highway 30 and a county road.

Rhoades was arrested for avoiding arrest and willful reckless driving.

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