KSP: Speeds reach 130 mph during multi-county chase

BENTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A multi-county chase where speeds reached 130 mph, ended with the arrest of a Tennessee man who had an active warrant out of Paducah, according to Kentucky State Police.

Investigators say a Trooper on regular patrol on I-69 near Benton just before 3:30 p.m. on Monday tried to pull over a speeder.

KSP says the driver refused to pull over and sped south on I-69 into Graves County, where he eventually pulled over and was arrested without incident.

State Police say 40-year old Xsavier Cleary, of Gallatin, Tennessee, was wanted in Paducah.  In connection with the police chase, Cleary was charged with Wanton Endangerment 2nd Degree; Fleeing and Evading Police 2nd Degree and Speeding.

He was taken to the Graves County Jail.

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