Forks Police Led on 7-mile Chase

Authorities are looking for the driver of a vehicle who led Forks police on a 7-mile pursuit on U.S. Highway 101 Thursday.

Chief Criminal Deputy Brian King says the pursuit was initiated by a Forks police officer who had attempted to stop the driver for investigation of reckless driving on the north side of Forks at about 1:18 p.m.

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King says the driver headed north and east on U.S. Highway 101 toward Beaver with the officer in pursuit.

The chase was discontinued at Milepost 200 near the turnout to Lake Pleasant Road.

Later that day, a West End deputy found the BMW involved in the chase – unoccupied – at the Lake Pleasant county park

The State Patrol helped the Sheriff’s Office search for the involved parties, said Trooper Chelsea Hodgson, State Patrol spokeswoman.