EARLY ó A 60-mile police pursuit of a stolen car began in Early around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday and ended when the car crashed in Hamilton County, Early police said.
The carís driver was taken into custody, and the passenger was flown by air ambulance to a hospital, Early Assistant Police Chief Butch Lawson said.
Charges were pending Wednesday afternoon.
Lawson identified the occupants as Julius Stewart, 49, of Missouri City, and Keith Garrion, 50, of Oklahoma City.
The 2007 Pontiac GT was reported stolen from a Norman, Okla., dealership, and the carís front license plate had also been stolen, Lawson said.
Officer Shawn Dibrell stopped the car on a suspected speeding violation, Lawson said. He said the car was going east on Early Boulevard, and traveling at 54 mph in a 45 mph zone.
Dibrell obtained the identities of the carís two occupants and began walking back to his patrol car to run the names, and the car sped away toward Comanche County, Lawson said.
Early police Sgt. Keith Varner and officers from Comanche and Hamilton counties were involved in the pursuit, which reached speeds in excess of 120 mph, Lawson said.
The car rolled over on State Highway 36 about four miles outside of Hamilton.
The suspect vehicle and the license plate were confirmed stolen.
The vehicle crashed in Hamilton County where both suspects fled on foot.
The driver was located later and apprehended. The passenger was also located and flown by air ambulance for treatment of injuries suspected to have been sustained in the crash.
Officers found the passenger after the crash, and found the driver at 7:30 a.m. with the help of tracking dogs, Lawson said.
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