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Suspect in custody after I-71 chase, temporarily backs up traffic

MONTGOMERY, OH (FOX19) -

Police have a suspect in custody after he led them on a chase in a stolen vehicle, according to officials. 

Hamilton County police said De'von Sams, 18, was operating a stolen vehicle westbound Deerfield Road to northbound Montgomery when he was pulled over. 

Sams accelerated forward, striking an officer with the side of the vehicle and continued northbound on Montgomery Road and began the pursuit around 10:45 a.m. Saturday, showed reports. 

According to authorities, the pursuit reached speeds of 115 mph and lasted about 20 minutes when Sams eventually crashed into a center divider on I-71 near the 11.2 milepost. 

Police confirmed they arrested Sams on the highway in the Kenwood area.

Motorists experienced delays on the highway for about an hour after the chase. 

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