Sheriff: 15-year-old driver crashes near Hordville after multi-county pursuit
HORDVILLE, Neb. -- A teenage driver was located after a multi-county pursuit that ended with a crash in Merrick County.
The Merrick County Sheriff's Office says the pursuit started in Hamilton County and finally ended near Hordville Thursday morning.
A 15-year-old was driving a 2007 Chrysler minivan with the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office initially in pursuit.
The pursuit ended when the vehicle entered a ditch and became inoperable.
The driver, who was the vehicle's sole occupant, reportedly fled from the vehicle and was later located uninjured at approximately 4:30 am.
The driver was charged and released to a guardian.
The Nebraska State Patrol and members of the Central Nebraska Special Response Team also responded to the incident.