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Ironton woman, with three kids in truck, flees troopers

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ST. CLOUD (AP) — An Ironton woman with three young kids in her pickup truck led law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase through Benton and Sherburne counties Thursday night, the Minnesota State Patrol reported.

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Authorities say troopers tried to stop Rebecca Lueck, 31, for speeding but she refused to pull over. She allegedly got onto a highway and fled 20 miles to Clear Lake.

A Sherburne County Sheriff’s deputy eventually used stop sticks to deflate at least one tire and Lueck was taken into custody.

The children in Lueck’s pickup truck were ages 7, 3 and 2.

Three squad cars sustained minor to moderate damage while attempting blocking maneuvers during the chase. No injuries were reported.

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