Man arrested following overnight police chase in Whitley County

A man is behind bars in Whitley County, following an overnight police chase.

State police say they attempted to stop a pickup truck along Highway 204 that was speeding and believed to be stolen.

When the car would not stop, officers ended up chasing the driver down the highway and on to River Road, where the suspect lost control and crashed.

Police arrested 29 year old Brandon Petrey.

He is facing several charges in both Kentucky and in Knox County, Tennessee.

No one was injured in the chase.

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