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High-speed chase hits 110, before two arrests made in La Crosse County

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Failing to stop for a stop sign led to bigger trouble for a couple of La Crosse area residents. 

Driver Davidde Hundt of La Crosse and passenger Stacy Wateski from Onalaska were arrested early Monday, after trying to run from a Jackson County deputy, who trailed them for 27 miles. 

Hundt allegedly sped away when the deputy tried to stop him in Melrose, Wis., around 12:30 a.m., at the intersection of Highways 108 and 71.

The vehicle was halted by stop sticks in La Crosse County, following a pursuit at speeds of up to 110 miles an hour.

Hundt and Wateski are accused of possessing meth, along with fleeing an officer.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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