Local high-speed chase ends in crash; baby found in vehicle

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NORMAN, Okla. – A high-speed chase ends in a crash in Norman.

According to the Norman Police Department, a police officer pulled over a woman in Norman just before 11 a.m.

Officials say the woman was driving with a suspended license.

The woman allegedly gave the officer a fake identity, then sped off at a high rate of speed.

Shortly after speeding off, the woman’s vehicle flipped over while she was trying to get on Highway 9.

A police officer found the woman’s baby, who was less than one year old, in the crashed vehicle.

Norman police say the baby was not injured in the accident; however, the infant was transported to Norman Regional Hospital as a precautionary measure.

The woman was identified as 24-year-old Bethany Shores.

She was booked into the Cleveland County Justice Center on charges of Driving Under Suspension, Attempting to Elude a Police Officer, Obstruction, Child Endangerment and an outstanding Logan County warrant..


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