Man Leads Lee County on 100mph Pursuit

A man has been arrested in Lee County for exceeding speeds of 100mph. On October 5th at 2:29pm, a Trooper was in an ongoing pursuit near Keokuk with a green Chrysler Sebring.

When backup arrived, the Chrysler had crashed into an embankment while trying to make a right turn onto 250th Ave from Hilton Road, after reaching a reported speed of 102 mph. A stop sign was damaged in the crash, resulting in an estimated damage cost of $500.

The driver, Drew Garretson, was placed under arrest and taken to the Lee County Jail. His vehicle was subsequently towed from the scene.