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Woman leads State Patrol on chase up to 122 mph

HIBBING, Minn. - A Pinewood woman was seriously injured here after leading police on a chase that reached 122 miles per hour, the Minnesota State Patrol said in a release.

HIBBING, Minn. – A Pinewood woman was seriously injured here after leading police on a chase that reached 122 miles per hour, the Minnesota State Patrol said in a release.
The patrol received multiple calls about a reckless driver, who troopers identified as Grace Robia, 25, traveling east on Highway 37, at 8:45 a.m. Saturday, the patrol said.
A trooper attempted to stop Robia, but she refused to stop, the patrol said.
During pursuit ended when Robia’s vehicle crossed the center of the highway and struck a truck traveling west on Highway 37, the patrol said.
Robia was seriously injured and airlifted to St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth.
The driver of the truck, Scott Sauter, 50, of Iron Junction, was not injured.
The patrol is investigating whether or not alcohol or drug impairment was a factor in the crash.

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