Driver tased during pursuit that shut down I-70

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SCENE: Pursuit ends on I-70 at Clark/Madison line

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

UPDATE @5:49 a.m.

The suspected driver in the I-70 pursuit was tased, ending a brewing standoff.

The pursuit started in Huber Heights and ended at the Madison/Clark County line after the car hit stop sticks, deflating two tires.

A passenger got out of the vehicle without issue, but the driver refused to get out. Officials shut down traffic in both directions as they worked to get the driver out.

Officials tased the driver and were able to take him into custody.

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It’s unknown what started the pursuit.

UPDATE @5:10 a.m.

The right lane of eastbound I-70 is open and the left lane remains closed.

All of westbound lanes have reopened to traffic.

UPDATE @5:04 a.m.

The driver is reportedly in custody.

UPDATE @4:54 a.m.

All lanes of eastbound and westbound Interstate 70 are shut down at the Clark/Madison county line after a pursuit ended.

The driver from the pursuit is still in the vehicle and is refusing to get out, according to initial reports.

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FIRST REPORT

A high-speed police pursuit through at least two counties has reportedly ended.

Huber Heights police and troopers chased the vehicle on eastbound I-70. The car reportedly blew a tire and came to rest just inside Madison County, near the rest stop.

The driver is reportedly still inside the vehicle. A passenger is out.

This story will be updated as additional information becomes available.

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