Police Arrest Driver After High Speed Chase

Barren County, Ky On Saturday at 8:30 PM Kentucky Sate Police Troopers say a 2009 Nissan Maxima was speeding in the Freedom Community of Barren County.

Police say Trooper Raymond Chambers tried to stop the vehicle but it accelerated to try and lose the trooper.

The vehicle then sped into Monroe County turning on numerous county roads. The driver of the vehicle, Steven Hood, 43 of Glasgow was later arrested and charged with the following:

Speeding, Fleeing or Evading Police 1st Degree (Motor Vehicle), Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree (Police Officer)(3 Counts), Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree (3 Counts), Reckless Driving, Operating on Suspended Drivers License, and Improper Passing.

Trooper Justin Rountree, Trooper Jeremy Smith and Deputy Chris Wyatt assisted on scene.

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