A car that was pursued by the Kansas Highway Patrol crashed Monday evening in northern Leavenworth County, according to a report from the Sheriff's Office.

A car that was pursued by the Kansas Highway Patrol crashed Monday evening in northern Leavenworth County, according to a report from the Sheriff's Office.

The crash was reported at 6:58 p.m. Monday on Happy Hollow Road west of Seven Sisters Road. A 1997 Ford Mustang crashed after a Highway Patrol trooper had discontinued the pursuit of the vehicle.

The Mustang's driver fled the scene and could not be located. He's been identified as a 33-year-old Milwaukee, Wis., man, according to the report.

The passenger, a 51-year-old Atchison man, was detained at the scene but later released. No injuries were reported.