Man and woman from Tuscaloosa arrested after chase in Texas

Brian White photo courtesy David Ibanez,

Brian White and Kayla Smith were arrested Wednesday after leadingseveral law enforcement agencies on a 60 mile chase that ended in MedinaCounty, Texas.

Texas State Troopers say the two fled when border patrol agentstried to search the SUV they were traveling in.{}Troopers also say the driver of the SUV tried to use it as a batteringram in their attempt to escape.

Troopers attempted to use spike strips on three differentoccasions, but were unsuccessful.{} Whilebeing pursued, the SUV crossed the median on highway 90 and that is whenTroopers opened fire and shot out the rear tires.

The chase ended when a Medina County Sheriff's deputy ran the SUVoff the road.