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VIDEO: Suspect spins out in vehicle, runs from scene after trooper pursuit in Eagan

Traffic cams show suspect fleeing on foot after Eagan trooper pursuit
Traffic cams show suspect fleeing on foot after Eagan trooper pursuit 00:49

EAGAN, Minn. — Traffic cameras from the Minnesota Department of Transportation show a suspect fleeing the scene on foot after an overnight trooper pursuit in the south metro.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the incident occurred shortly after 2:05 a.m. on Highway 77 near 66th Street in Eagan. There, a trooper observed a motorist suspected of speeding and attempted a traffic stop. The driver failed to stop and sped up, prompting a pursuit.

The patrol says the driver lost control of the vehicle, a Mercedes CLS550, when exiting onto Highway 13.

After the crashed vehicle stops, a person can be seen on a traffic camera running from the scene southbound on Highway 77. The patrol says a search for the suspect was unsuccessful.

Suspect runs from vehicle after spinning out.  MNDOT

Authorities say the suspect is believed to be an 18-year-old man. There was a female passenger in the vehicle. No injuries were reported.

RELATED: Video: MnDOT cameras capture crash during zipper merge on Hwy 10 in Coon Rapids

An active investigation is ongoing.  

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