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    Men Lead Police on Multi-County Chase

    By Sue Caldwell, Reporter
    A pursuit that began in Laurel County, approximately five miles north of London on Wednesday, December 4, ended in Jackson County after speeds exceeded over 100 mph. According to a report from Laurel County Sheriff John Root, Laurel County Sheriff's Deputy Taylor McDaniel along with Deputy Joey Robinson are continuing the investigation following a two county traffic pursuit that originated on KY 30 when Deputy McDaniel clocked a gold colored SUV traveling northbound on KY 30 driving 70 mph in a 55 mph zone. When McDaniel made a turnabout, engaging his emergency equipment and attempted to stop the vehicle, the SUV escalated to speeds over 100 mph traveling approximately eight miles into Jackson County where the driver apparently and intentionally traveled into a ditch line and up a bank crashing through three fences and traveling across a field for approximately 200 hundred yards before coming to a stop in a heavily wooded area.

    Accident Sends Four to Hospital

    By Sue Caldwell, Reporter
    According to a press release from Trooper Adam Hall, Kentucky State Police Post 7, an ongoing investigation is being conducted by Kentucky State Police Trooper Scott Townsley concerning a two-vehicle collision on KY 290 in McKee shortly before 11:30 am on Thursday, December 5th. The initial investigation indicates a 2004 Ford Focus operated by Hannah Davis, 20, Tyner, was traveling west on KY 290 when she lost control of her vehicle crossing the center line and colliding with a 2016 Ford passenger car which was operated by Jeffery Simpson, 49, McKee.