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Car chase ends with wreck in Houston County

The chase started after a Pulaski County deputy tried to confront a man at a store
Credit: Deedra Jordan
Courtesy of Deedra Jordan

HOUSTON COUNTY, Ga. — A car chase that started in Pulaski County ended with a wreck on Highway 41 south in Houston County Tuesday afternoon.

Pulaski County Sheriff Danny Brannen said it started at a store in Hartford. 

He said a woman was complaining about a reckless driver and when a deputy tried to confront the driver, he jumped in his car and drove off.

The chase went on to I-75N and into Houston County, where the Houston County Sheriff's Office helped.

According to Captain Ronnie Harlowe with Houston County, the driver got off on the Russell Parkway exit. 

He was driving east in the westbound lanes on Russell Parkway when he crashed into another car.

Brannen said when the car wrecked, the man was taken to the hospital. Pulaski County is waiting until he gets out to serve warrants.

The identity of the driver has not been released yet.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more details become available.

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