KSP: Wanted Owensboro man leads chase; crashes truck | News
An Owensboro man is in jail after crashing his pickup truck into a utility pole following a short police chase.
Kentucky State Police say a trooper on routine patrol in Hopkins County spotted 35-year-old Shannon R. Key late Friday morning. Key was wanted by police and refused to comply with the traffic stop. He took off down KY 70 to Lamb Road, east of Madisonville where troopers say Key lost control of the truck and hit the pole.
He was charged with DUI, fleeing/evading police, possession of a controlled substance, possession of an open alcoholic beverage container, possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal mischief, reckless driving and contempt of court.