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2 arrested in high speed chase

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

A man and woman were arrested following a high speed chase in Albany.

Georgia State Patrol troopers said the chase began around 9:20 Friday night after Dykese Wilcox,20, sped away from a drivers license checkpoint on Turner Field Road.

Troopers conducted the PIT maneuver to end the chase, which caused Wilcox to crash his car into a light pole. 

Wilcox is facing several charges including fleeing and attempting to elude, reckless driving, driving under the influence of drugs, driving in violation of license restriction, possession of open container, and possession of marijuana. 

Mercedes Trice, 17, was in the passenger seat.

She was charged with obstruction. 

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