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Loveland man accused of leading troopers on 120-mph chase

Pursuit ends in crash
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Posted at 5:02 PM, May 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-08 00:48:40-04

WAYNE TWP., Ohio – A Loveland man led troopers on a chase that reached 120 mph before crashing Sunday morning, the Journal-News reported.

Dispatchers said James Edward Scott III, 31, fled a traffic stop, leading to a 10-minute pursuit. He crashed into a guardrail near the intersection of Middletown and Red Oak roads, just outside of Waynesville.

Scott suffered non-life threatening injuries and was treated at Bethesda North Hospital and released.  He was booked into the Warren County jail on multiple charges, including fleeing and eluding, disorderly conduct while intoxicated and reckless operation of a vehicle.

Scott was the only person in the car.

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