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High speed chase ends in wreck on I-85

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Jacinto Elroy Henderson, 16 Jacinto Elroy Henderson, 16
Daterrious Johnson, 17 Daterrious Johnson, 17
CLEVELAND COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

Two teens were taken to the hospital after a police chase ended in a wreck, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

The chase started near Blacksburg, South Carolina, around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Blacksburg Police attempted to pull over a truck that was reported stolen from Huntersville, and was driving erratically, troopers said.

The driver, later identified as Jacinto Elroy Henderson, 16, refused to pull over and led police and the NCHP on a chase that reached speeds up to 100 miles per hour, officials told WBTV.

The chase ended when Henderson wrecked on I-85 near the Gaston and Cleveland County lines. It appeared the truck had rolled several times.

Police Henderson and the passenger, Detarrious Johnson, 17, and charged them both with felony possession of a stolen vehicle.

Henderson was also charged with felony speeding to elude, speeding, and a seatbelt violation.

Both teens were taken to the hospital, but were released and booked into the Cleveland County Jail as of 8 p.m.

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