Man Injured In 100 MPH Chase On I-79 Near New Vernon

April 3, 2013
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A Pittsburgh-area man was injured and faces charges after a chase on Interstate 79 that police say had them traveling at times over 100 miles per hour.

The State Police say 21 year-old Cody Betts, from West View, was injured when his vehicle struck another car in the northbound lanes of I-79 near New Vernon at about 11:00 PM on Monday.  Betts was taken to UPMC Greenville.  A report on his medical condition was not available.

Troopers say charges were pending Betts’ release from the hospital.

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