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State Police: Syracuse teen who ran from car crash in Westmoreland is now in custody

Troopers had been searching for 17-year-old Devon Brantley from Syracuse who was involved in a crash on the New York State Thruway.
Updated at 6:31 p.m. on Sunday

Westmoreland (WSYR-TV) - A 17-year-old from Syracuse who ran from a car crash on the New York State Thruway in Westmoreland on Sunday is now in custody.

Troopers had been searching for Devon Brantley since around 11:45 Sunday morning.

It was around that time that troopers tried to stop a vehicle for speeding.  State Police said the driver did not stop and crashed into a guide rail near the Westmoreland toll booth at exit 32.

According to State Police, two suspects ran from the vehicle.

One was arrested quickly and Brantley was eventually caught Sunday afternoon.

Investigators told NewsChannel 9 Brantley was found around 4:00 p.m. in a small shed on Graves Road, which is not far from the exit.

State Police said Brantley may have been in possession of a .45 caliber handgun.

There is no word yet on what charges either of the suspects may face.
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