CORINTH, Miss. (AP) - Corinth police say an SUV chased by
Tennessee police hit a car, killing a 41-year-old Byhalia man and
injuring his wife and 23-month-old son.
William Marion died at a hospital. Police say Susan and Ian
Marion were released after treatment for moderate injuries from the
crash on Thanksgiving afternoon.
Authorities were looking for 28-year-old Justin Hill, believed
the driver of the SUV that the Tennessee Highway Patrol and Selmer
police had been chasing.
Corinth Police Chief David Lancaster says the Tennessee officers
had turned off their sirens and flashers about four miles from the
state line, and were following the SUV at normal speeds.
He says the SUV apparently lost control just after leaving
Highway 45 and hit a car in a turn lane. Lancaster says the driver
was last seen climbing a fence.
Information from: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal,
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