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July 19, 2012

Early morning crash leaves Washington man injured

WASHINGTON — An early morning crash has left a Washington man injured.

At approximately 12:47 a.m. today the Indiana State Police were called by the Washington City Police Department and the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department to investigate a crash that had occurred at CR 150W and CR 300N.

Preliminary investigation reveals that a Washington City Police Officer had purportedly been pursuing a white 1995 Cadillac Deville northbound on CR150W.  The driver of the Cadillac, Jarret D. Whitehead, 25, Washington attempted to turn east onto 300N and lost control. The Cadillac slid sideways and impacted the embankment that was on the north side of the road.

Whitehead was not wearing his seatbelt and was partially ejected from the vehicle.  He was airlifted to St. Mary’s hospital in Evansville.

The Cadillac sustained approximately $2,500 in damage.

Injured was Jarret D. Whitehead, 25, 806 S.W. First St., Washington.

The chase started at 12:42 a.m. when city patrolman Brandon Humphries observed a subject putting gas in his car and then leaving the lot without paying. Humphries ran out of the Shell station and yelled, "Police, Stop."

But Whitehead left the lot at a high rate of speed. Officer Humphries got into his vehicle and gave chase after turning on his red and blue lights.

Charges are pending against Whitehead.

 

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