Nebraska State Patrol

BRUNSWICK - A South Dakota man was arrested Monday in Northeast Nebraska after a pursuit that reached speeds of up to 90 mph.

According to the Nebraska State Patrol, troopers were informed that the Cedar County Sheriff’s Office was in pursuit of a vehicle traveling westbound on Highway 20 near Laurel.

As the pursuit reached Brunswick, in Antelope County, a trooper successfully deployed spike strips to slow the vehicle.

Another trooper then utilized a tactical vehicle intervention to bring the vehicle to a stop and the subject was then taken into custody.

The driver, 34-year-old Matthew Waters of Colton South Dakota, was arrested for felony flight to avoid arrest, willful reckless driving, assault on an officer with use of a vehicle, and driving under the influence of alcohol. Waters was lodged in Antelope County Jail.

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