Two Wakefield women find themselves in the middle of a High speed chase in Iron Mountain
Written by Jesse Baroka on February 8, 2023
IRON MOUNTAIN / WAKEFIELD – A 24-year-old Wisconsin man is in jail following a high-speed chase in Iron Mountain Monday morning. The Iron Mountain Police Department say an officer tried to conduct a traffic stop when the driver of the pickup truck, fled the scene and a pursued began. As the pursuit came to an intersection with US-2, the pickup truck ran the red light and collided with a white Subaru SUV as it tried to enter US-2. The two female occupants in the SUV, from Wakefield, received non-life-threatening injuries from the hit and run. After the collision, police say the suspect continued to flee police. The chased ended when the suspect crashed into a snowbank. Police took the suspect into custody after a short foot chase. a 24-year-old man from Pembine, Wisc., was arrested and lodged in the Marinette County jail. His name will not be released until he is arraigned. The names of the 2 females from Wakefield that were hit but the suspect also not being released. The suspect faces criminal charges related to the pursuit and for narcotics in both Michigan and Wisconsin.