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Woman faces charges after high-speed chase

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - Updated: 6:51 PM

JOHNSTOWN -- On Tuesday at approximately 1 p.m., state police in Saratoga attempted to stop a vehicle operated by Kathleen Rajter, 60, of Fort Johnson, who was westbound on Route 67 in the town of Charlton.

Rajter was wanted for questioning by Saratoga Springs Police Department.

According to a news release, Rajter refused to pull over and led police on a pursuit that traveled into Montgomery County and the city of Amsterdam then turned north to continue into Fulton County.

Rajter turned west on Route 29 in the town of Broadalbin where her vehicle struck a Fulton County Sheriff's vehicle.

The pursuit ended at 1:24 p.m. when a state police vehicle was able to force Rajter's vehicle off of the road as she attempted to turn onto Steele Avenue Extension in the town of Johnstown.

Rajter was taken into custody without a struggle and faces numerous vehicle and traffic charges as well as criminal charges in Fulton County and the city of Saratoga Springs.

The pursuit traveled approximately 30 miles with a top speed of 75 mph.

There were no injuries.

     

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