Man arrested after car pursuit

Posted at 1:56 PM, Oct 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-24 14:56:52-04

TULSA--Troopers arrest one man after a car chase that ended in a local pond. It happened at 10:30pm on Monday when Troopers spotted a someone throwing trash out of a vehicle. 

Oklahoma Highway Patrol says that the driver wouldn't pull over and lit resulted in a pursuit in the area of 145th East Avenue and 41st Street.

OHP says a truck drove through a field and into a pond.

TFD was called out for a water rescue.

OHP arrested Travis Benefield. Benefield will be transported back to Muskogee County for warrants.

The pursuit went through a neighborhood and speeds reached about 50 mph.

41st was closed between 145th and 129th East Avenue for about 20 minutes.