Dangerous high speed chase unfolds on East Texas interstate

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Smith County, TX (KLTV)  A high speed chase breaks out on Interstate 20 Sunday evening.

It happened on I 20 and ended near the Highway 271 west bound exit.  Sheriff's investigators say they were stopping the car for a routine traffic stop when the suspects took off.

Eventually, the car ended up in a ditch and the suspects tried to take of on foot.  After a short pursuit, 3 black males were taken into custody.

Sheriff's investigators say it is still unclear at this time why the men took off.