High speed chase stop involved burglary investigation

WDTN Photo/Neil Black
WDTN Photo/Neil Black

KETTERING, Ohio (WDTN) – A high speed chase through the streets of Kettering ended with a crash Wednesday morning.

The suspect, Michael Hudgens, 28, if Dayton, hit a utility pole at the corner of Marshall Road and Rose Bower Avenue, sheering the pole in half.

Michael Hudgens held in Kettering Jail following a high speed chase and crash on Marshall Road.  (Photo/Kettering Police Department)
Michael Hudgens held in Kettering Jail following a high speed chase and crash on Marshall Road. (Photo/Kettering Police Department)

Witnesses told 2 NEWS the chase reached speeds up to 100 mph.

Investigators say they were trying to stop Hudgens and question him about a burglary investigation.  He is suspected in burglaries in Centerville and Kettering.

They say Hudgens fled, ending with the crash.  Hudgens was treated for minor injuries and released.

He is being held in the Kettering Jail on charges of felony fleeing and eluding police.

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