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5 NEWS UPDATE: High Speed Chase Suspect Identified, Additional Charges Pending
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on February 20, 2013 @ 7:25PM
Created on February 20, 2013 @ 9:56AM
5 News Update 2/20 11:45 a.m.
 
A man is facing charges after leading police on a pursuit in Clarksburg shortly after 2:00 Wednesday morning.
 
A Clarksburg police officer allegedly saw 30-year old Jeremy Kyle Nicholas hit a man with his car on Milford street. Nichols fled the scene, and lead police on a pursuit through the Stealey and Hartman neighborhoods, before ending up on Chestnut Hills. 
 
He drove off the hillside on Taylor Street and fled on foot. Police brought in K-9's to track him. A neighbor on Van Buren street told police he saw Nicholas in their backyard. Police arrested him around 2:30 a.m. and charged him with fleeing while DUI. 
 
More charges are pending, stay with 5 News for the latest updates.

Original Story:

Clarksburg police were led on a high speed chase through the Stealey neighborhood about 2:30 Wednesday morning.

Police spotted the car on Milford Street, police say the driver went onto the sidewalk and hit a pedestrian, who was not seriously injured.

The driver fled the scene.

More officers joined in the chase as the car hit a parked car on Hartland Avenue.

The driver drove through a deck and over a hillside, he then fled the car with police in pursuit. The Clarksburg K-9 unit found the man on Van Buren Street. 

He was arrested and taken to UHC for treatment. The driver will be charged with multiple offenses. 

No names have been released.


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