WILLMAR — A Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s deputy was involved in a high-speed pursuit reaching 130 mph Saturday evening.

At about 7:45 p.m. a deputy on routine patrol on U.S. Highway 71 saw a speeding vehicle traveling south on Highway 71 at 75th Avenue Southwest, about two miles south of the Willmar city limits, according to a release from Corporal Ted Argabright.

The vehicle was a white passenger car with slight front-end damage.

When the deputy attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver accelerated. The deputy pursued the vehicle south on Highway 71 at speeds that reached about 130 mph.

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At the roundabout at Highway 71 and Minnesota Highway 7, the vehicle headed west on Highway 7 at speeds nearly 120 mph. The pursuit was discontinued at 75th Street Southwest, midway between Roseland and Prinsburg.

The pursuit lasted for approximately 13 miles. The incident is under investigation.