WOODRUFF, S.C. (AP) — Authorities have identified the man who died when his pickup truck overturned following a 25-minute police chase in South Carolina.
Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger says 54-year-old Arthur Allen King of Woodruff died from injuries suffered in the wreck late Tuesday.
Woodruff Interim Police Chief Todd Hendrix said one of his officers tried to make a traffic stop and King sped away. King’s vehicle overturned, and the officer chasing him, 31-year-old Beau Roberson of Woodruff, ran off the road minutes later.
Roberson was treated and released from a hospital.
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South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Bill Rhyne said King was not wearing a seat belt. The officer was.
The vehicles did not collide.