Man arrested after stealing semi-truck near Forney, leading authorities on chase

Kaufman County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a person who they said stole the cab of an 18-wheeler.

A chase started just before 2:30 a.m. on Highway 80, near Forney.

As it headed west, police from Sunnyvale and Dallas joined in the pursuit.

Police used spike strips, and the driver finally stopped, just after 3 a.m., along I-35, near Belt Line Road in Carrollton.

The driver, whose name has not yet been released. was taken into custody.

No one was hurt.

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