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Sioux City man sentenced to 5 years in prison for leading authorities on high-speed car chase

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa — A Sioux City man has been sentenced to five years in prison for leading authorities on a high-speed car chase in May.

The Sioux City Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1nXCXyj ) 25-year-old David Whitlock was sentenced Thursday in Woodbury County District Court after he pleaded guilty to eluding, possession of a controlled substance and second-offense operating while intoxicated.

Numerous misdemeanor charges were dismissed as part of a plea agreement.

Whitlock was accused of leading a Woodbury County sheriff's deputy on a car chase that reached speeds of up to 90 mph. The went through Sergeant Bluff and south to Mapleton.

The chase ended when a deputy patrol car hit Whitlock's car.


Information from: Sioux City Journal, http://www.siouxcityjournal.com

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