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Sheriff's deputies arrest driver after Columbus pursuit

Lowndes County sheriff's deputies pursued a car in north Columbus.

Posted: Apr 16, 2019 2:28 PM
Updated: Apr 16, 2019 2:46 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - A driver is charged with fleeing from law enforcement officers in Columbus.

According to the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Department, deputies tried to stop a car late Tuesday morning at the intersection of 23rd Street North and 17th Avenue North.

Edwin David Williams | Photo: Lowndes County Sheriff's Department

The pursuit ended after the car ran off the road and overturned at the intersection of 15th Street North and 11th Avenue North.

Officers arrested the driver, Edwin Williams, 29, of Columbus. 

Neither Williams nor his passenger was hurt.

The passenger is not facing charges.

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