18-year-old arrested after police chase, driving 120 mph

Posted at 11:08 AM, Sep 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-08 13:08:50-04

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    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A high-speed chase ended with an 18-year-old woman arrested Wednesday.

Morgan Gryder, 18, of Lexington, was arrested after speeding 120 mph in a 65 mph zone, according to a news release.

The encounter began when deputies tried to pull over a silver Honda Accord with an illegal paper tag for reckless driving on Old U.S. 52 near Walser Road.

The driver did not stop and instead led deputies on a high-speed chase on U.S. 52 into Winston-Salem, police report.

The pursuit was ended, but Winston-Salem police later recovered the vehicle.

Officials found the driver and two adult men who were also in the car.

Gryder was arrested and charged with speeding 120 mph in a 65 mph zone, felony speeding to elude and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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