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Texhoma Teen Killed In Hwy 54 Crash

KSCB News - September 30, 2015 12:05 pm

A 15-year-old Texhoma OK girl has died after authorities say she led police on a chase that began in Pratt County and ended in Kingman County.

According to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, 15-year-old Rebecca Vandermerwe of Texhoma, was erratically driving a car with Oklahoma license plates Sunday morning when they tried to pull her over.

Authorities say Vandermerwe sped off and led police on a chase reaching more than 100 mph. According to the report, Vandermerwe lost control of the vehicle as the car went down the shoulder of an exit ramp and rear-ended the trailer of a semitrailer south of Cunningham. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the semitrailer was not injured.

 

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