Speech to Text for Pontotoc Chase
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pontotoc police were led on a pursuit that ended with an accident involving an officer and a suspect. it started just west of mcdonald road.. when an officer noticed the driver.. timothy quarterman driving at a high rate of speed.the crash ended on highway 15 near the mississippi department of transportation. wtva's symone woolridge has been tracking down new information on this incident.she joins us live from pontotoc. we have learned that the driver is a former nba player.. i talked to the police chief about an hour ago and he told me he didn't know why timothy quarterman was traveling through pontotoc.howev er.. his officer did try to stop him by showing his emergency lights which led to about a 10 minute pursuit.other officers from different departments got involved..and the chase ended when the quarterman tried to hit the officer as the officer was trying to stop him by getting in front of him. the police chief tells me both the driver and officer are okay..the officer is still a bit shaken up though. the police chief tells me both the driver and officer are okay..the officer is still a bit shaken up though.