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Pursuit leads to felony charges in Laclede County

A Camdenton man is facing charges after trying to avoid arrest while speeding through Lebanon. According to Lebanon Police, an officer observed a vehicle with no front license plate. The officer pulled behind the vehicle and observed it crossing the centerline. When the officer activated the lights and siren, the driver later identified as Daniel Hurt sped down Madison at 60 miles per hour. As the pursuit continued Hurt’s vehicle allegedly ran through stop signs, and eventually collided with a fence as he entered a private drive on Brice Street, and then crashed into a parked pickup and a pile of rubbish. Hurt jumped out of the car and hid in the brush, but was quickly taken into custody. Hurt was allegedly in possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia. 40-year-old Daniel Lyndon Hurt is charged with 2 counts of possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest by fleeing. His bond is set at $100-thousand-dollars.

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