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Man Arrested After Police Say He Led Them On I-77 Chase

Reported: Dec. 29, 2013 5:14 PM EST
Updated: Dec. 29, 2013 6:19 PM EST
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MARMET, W.Va. (Dave Benton) - A man was arrested after police said he led them on a wild chase down Interstate 77 Saturday and crashed his car.

Troopers said they tried to stop Michael Woodard for speeding on I-77 near Marmet.

They said Woodard refused to stop and sped up to 100 miles per hour.

After crashing into a guardrail, police said Woodard continued to drive down I-77 on a flat tire, going into oncoming traffic. He eventually lost control and got out of his vehicle and tried to get into a trooper's cruiser.

Troopers then arrested Woodard.

-- Photo: Western Regional Jail

Troopers said he told them was a CIA agent and he was going to steal the cruiser and go to Florida.

Troopers said the car Woodward was using was also reported stolen.



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