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One person arrested following high-speed chase on I-49

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(video courtesy LJ from Beau Chene HighSchool )

State Police say that one person has been arrested after a high-speed pursuit on I-49 that took troopers through St. Landry and Lafayette Parish. Troopers say the pursuit began when the suspect fled the scene of a traffic stop.

A spokesperson says that the car was stopped by State Police on the Evangeline Thruway near Jefferson Street. Several photos from viewers showed a large police presence in the area of the Evangeline Thruway.

Scroll down for photos and video from the scene of the chase.

Evangeline Thruway at Third Street - (Courtesy of Jennifer Manuel Matt)

Evangeline Thurway at Jefferson Street - (photo courtesy of Aaron Staten)

We will have more information when it becomes available.

(video courtesy of Jordan Yentzen)

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