Vehicle pursuit ends in wreck

Published 3:00 am Friday, June 2, 2017

A man avoided injury Thursday when he drove off the roadway and flipped his vehicle after refusing to pull over for State Troopers.

Trooper Kevin Cook said that troopers attempted to get the driver to pull over but the car did not stop.

Cook identified the driver as a 17-year-old juvenile and therefore did not release his name.

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Another juvenile female was also in the car but was also not inured.

The driver was charged with attempting to elude.

The crash occurred at approximately 11 a.m. Thursday on Pike County Road 3343 just shy of the Coffee County line.