Woman Shot In Face While Attempting To Ellude Authorities


By Paul Johnson

Morgan County, Utah (KMVT-TV) Authorities in Morgan County Utah shot a 41 year old Colorado woman after she reportedly drove head-on into pursuing police cars during a high speed chase. The woman was listed in critical condition at a medical facility. The police say the chase began shortly before 10 Sunday night. According to reports, the pursuit started in the Weber Canyon area. The woman traveled east on I-84 to the Morgan City exit then re-entered the freeway to travel westbound. The woman driving a pickup ran over spike strips placed in her path which caused the left tires and the right front to flatten. She continued traveling, striking side of a police car and then collided head on with another. The deputy from the sideswiped vehicle fired one time through the windshield striking the woman in the face. Police are continuing the investigation

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