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Kingsport man indicted for fleeing Scott County authorities

Wes Bunch • Jun 7, 2013 at 10:00 AM

GATE CITY -- A Kingsport man who allegedly wrecked a stolen car after leading a Scott County Sheriff's Office deputy on a high-speed pursuit was indicted Thursday.

Nicholas Brown, 21, of Kingsport, is facing a single count of felony eluding law enforcement as a result of his alleged involvement in the March 25 chase.

Brown was allegedly driving a 1997 Honda Civic that had been reported stolen days earlier from the Model City Apartments in Kingsport when a Scott County deputy attempted to pull him over.

Brown allegedly led the officer on a 15 minute chase down A.P. Carter Highway in Hiltons, hitting speeds of 80mph before loosing control of the vehicle and crashing into a field.

Kingsport authorities took Brown into custody after he was released from a local hospital where he was treated for injuries sustained in the wreck.

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