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Chase suspect turns himself in


LYON COUNTY (KWWL) - Authorities now have the man in custody who got away from an eastern Iowa sheriff's deputy who crashed during a high speed chase.
Buchanan County deputy Joseph Schwinghammer was hurt when his squad car went off the road while chasing Tracy Hackert of Jesup. 

Authorities say Hackert surrendered Sunday in Lyon County in northwest Iowa.

Hackert is charged with eluding a police officer, two counts of assaulting an officer with a dangerous weapon and 18 traffic citations.

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