Man arrested after Muskogee Turnpike pursuit

Posted at 12:45 PM, Mar 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-21 16:50:06-04

All eastbound lanes of the Muskogee Turnpike near mile marker 3 have reopened after a pursuit Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities say the pursuit began in Okmulgee County around 11:45 and ended on the Turnpike. During the chase, officials say speeds reached 100 miles per hour.

Terry Joiner, 35, was arrested in connection with the crash. 

Authorities deployed stop sticks, causing the suspect's vehicle to swerve off the road and strike an SUV before coming to a stop.

Emergency personnel say one person was transported to the hospital due to the crash. Multiple agencies were involved in the pursuit.

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