Police Chase Ends With Deadly Crash

A police chase in Henry County ends with a man dead.

Just after midnight on Thursday, a deputy tried to make a traffic stop on Kentucky 146 in Newcastle.

The deputy says the car stopped briefly but then took off at a high rate of speed.

A few blocks into the chase, police say the suspect lost control of his car. It flipped and he was thrown from the car.

The driver, Steven Jeffries, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash is under investigation.

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