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KSP asking for help in identifying driver in pursuit

In Local, News by OC Monitor Staff

OWENSBORO, Ky.  — Kentucky State Police troopers are trying to identify the driver of a vehicle who led them on pursuit around 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020.

Troopers said the truck appeared to be a black 2017-2020 Ford F-250, four-door diesel STX or Lariat model with black grill, black wheels and chrome door handles. The truck also appeared to have a low profile toolbox in the bed and may have had a black “Friends of Coal” Kentucky registration tag.

The pursuit was originally initiated on KY 1207 in Daviess County when a trooper observed the above truck traveling southbound at a high rate of speed. The trooper attempted to stop the truck, but the driver failed to comply. The pursuit continued south on KY 81 to Calhoun. The pursuit was ultimately terminated due to inclement weather and heavy traffic. The truck was last seen on KY 815, north of Calhoun in McLean County.

If you know the identity of the operator and/or owner of this truck, please contact Kentucky State Police Post 16 at 270-826-3312.

You may also download the free KSP mobile phone app. The app provides quick, direct access to KSP messaging, including weather, road and traffic information as well as text, voice and photo tip capabilities to report criminal behavior. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.

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