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Man Leads Police on Multi-Highway Chase Through New Hampshire in U-Haul

A New Jersey man is facing multiple charges, including driving while intoxicated, after leading New Hampshire State Police on a multi-highway pursuit in a U-Haul truck Wednesday night.

Edward Alexander, 52, of Newark, New Jersey is facing aggravated DWI, reckless conduct, and two counts of disobeying a police officer.

State police said at about 11:30 p.m., troopers began helping Salem police with a pursuit involving a U-Haul on Interstate 94 northbound. When troopers attemped to stop the truck, the driver, later identified as Alexander, allegedly refused to stop and began driving at speeds varying between 50 and 90 mph in an erratic and aggressive manner.

Authorities said Alexander continued on I-93 to I-293 in New Hampshire, then back to I-93 southbound.

He eventually ran out of gas on an on-ramp and police were able to take him into custody.

Alexander is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday at Manchester Superior Court. It's unclear if he has an attorney.

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