Chase Ends In Lookout Valley With Pursued And Pursuee Wrecking

  • Monday, April 22, 2024
Marion County patrol car winds up on its side
Marion County patrol car winds up on its side

A chase that began in Marion County on Saturday night ended in Lookout Valley with the vehicle being followed wrecking, then a Marion County patrol car winding up on its side in a front yard.

The chase was along Highway 41.

Around 7:38 p.m., the sedan being chased went off the roadway at Kelly's Ferry Road and Francis Street. Two young men in the car got out and ran off.

The officer's car wrecked about 200 yards away. Neighbors said as they helped deputy Layne out of his vehicle that a shot was heard. Neighbors said the pair had tried to go into a house and the homeowner fired at them.

Drones as well as dogs were used afterward to try to locate the pair.

Pair being chased got out and ran off. Neighbors said they tried to get into a house, but the homeowner fired a shot
Pair being chased got out and ran off. Neighbors said they tried to get into a house, but the homeowner fired a shot
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