Octogenarian Leads Deputies On High-Speed Chase

SILVER CITY, N.M. (April 19, 2013)--An 85-year-old driver was going faster than his age, according to deputies in Grant County, N.M.

Authorities say Frank Jimenez hit a speed of 120 miles per hour as deputies pursued him.

The chase started in the jail parking lot, where deputies say Jimenez was driving erratically.

During the chase, Jimenez, was waving at the other drivers, deputies said.

The high-speed pursuit ended when Jimenez lost control of his car as he was lighting a cigarette.

He's facing a number of charges.

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