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HCSO Involved in Pursuit in Northern Hamilton County


Hamilton County, TN – Late Sunday night, April 17th, Hamilton County Sheriff's Office Deputies received a BOLO (Be On the Lookout) from dispatch for a possible intoxicated driver and a description of the vehicle.

At approximately 10:45 pm HCSO Deputies located the driver in question and attempted to stop the vehicle. The driver refused to stop for authorities and a pursuit ensued.

After a short pursuit, the driver lost control and was involved in a single vehicle crash. The driver succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene by HCEMS personnel.

The HCSO has requested the Tennessee Highway Patrol to investigate this crash.

Any further information regarding this incident should be directed to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

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