Troopers: 2 suspects caught after hitting patrol car on SR 167

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KENT, Wash. — Two people were arrested after troopers say they crashed into a pickup truck and then a Washington State Patrol car.

According to Trooper Chris Webb, the suspects were traveling at 86 mph on SR 167 at SR 516 around 11:00 Monday morning when they hit the two vehicles.

Webb says the suspect abandoned the car and ran into the woods near West Valley Highway and 37th Street in Auburn.

Officials said a K-9 unit was assisting with the search, and the suspects were arrested a short time later.

Troopers said the car had been reported stolen. It is unclear what charges the two men will face.

This story will be updated with new information as we learn more.

SR 516 & SR 167, Kent, WA

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