Man arrested after high speed chase through two counties, speeding 115 mph

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FARMINGTON, Utah (News4utah) – A man is in jail after taking troopers on a high speed chase through two Utah counties while weaving on and off the freeway Friday night. 

Troopers said 22-year-old Bryan Alexander Grace was clocked by radar going 115 mph on I-15 northbound at 500 South in West Bountiful.

The trooper attempted to stop the vehicle with activated lights and sirens as the driver made erratic lane changes and still continued at speeds of over 100 mph.

When Grace exited I-15 at the 200 West off-ramp in Farmington the pursuit was terminated however he eventually getting back onto I-15 headed southbound where another 100 mph pursuit started again.

Grace exited the freeway at Parrish Lane, turn west into a Maverik parking lot where he then started driving in between gas pumps before exiting the parking lot and getting back onto I-15 southbound.

Additional troopers responded and were in pursuit of Grace until he took the Center Street exit in North Salt Lake where the pursuit was once again terminated.

With the help of the Utah Department of Transportation Traffic Operations Center, troopers were able to watch the vehicle on the cameras traveling south on US-89 in North Salt Lake where they found Grace getting back onto I-15. The trooper then followed the vehicle, without lights and sirens until he pulled off the freeway and into a parking lot off Redwood Road in Salt Lake City.

While attempting to flee again, the trooper stopped him with his patrol vehicle. Grace was taken into custody without incident. He was arrested for driving on a denied license for a medical requirement, speeding, reckless driving, failure to stop at the command of an officer and improper use of a transporter plate. 

The vehicle Grace was driving had a transporter plate attached.The dealership told troopers the vehicle was given to Grace while the SUV he recently bought was being repaired.

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