2 arrested after stealing tow truck, leading authorities on vehicle chase

Chase ended with crash into cemetery fence on E. Commerce

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SAN ANTONIO – Two people were arrested after stealing a tow truck and leading Bexar County Sheriff's Office deputies and Texas Department of Public Safety troopers on a chase overnight.

The chase began just before midnight when deputies spotted the truck at Waterwood Pass Drive near Elmendorf  and Interstate 37 South.

Authorities said they followed the truck on I-37 South before it exited the highway. The tow truck then ran several red lights onto Goliad Road before finally onto South New Braunfels Avenue. 

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After exiting south New Braunfels Avenue the driver lost control and crashed into a cemetery fence located on East Commerce, police said.

The two suspects, a man and a woman, were taken into custody. No one was hurt in the incident.

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