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      Man Blames Bathroom Emergency For High Speed Chase

      A Utah man has been sentenced to seven days in jail after a high-speed chase that he blamed on a bathroom emergency.

      Thirty-nine-year-old Jeffrey Laub told a judge Monday that he ate something that upset his stomach and was racing to get to a rest area in Logan Canyon.

      The Herald Journal reports 1st District Judge Thomas Willmore called the explanation "one of the worst stories I ever heard."

      The judge pointed out that Laub passed several outhouses while he led a Utah Highway Patrol trooper on a chase last spring that reached 111 mph.

      Laub, who's from Garden City, pleaded guilty in August to failure to stop and impaired driving.

      Information from: The Herald Journal

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