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High Speed Chase Ends In Accident

Tue, 26 Mar 2013 08:28:35 CDT
(Taylor Springs)--A 46 year old Harvel man was arrested following a high speed chase. According to the Taylor Springs Police Department, officers attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding Friday morning at 1:30. The individual went at a high rate of speed on Route 185 towards Coffeen, traveling up to 100 miles per hour in the wrong lane.

The chase went onto Nokomis Road, about nine miles east of Fillmore, when 46 year old Jeffrey Emerson crashed into a culvert. Emerson was taken into custody after being tazed. Emerson was taken to the Montgomery County Jail. He was cited with DUI, and aggravated fleeing of a police officer. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, and the Hillsboro Police Department assisted with the chase.


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