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Woman arrested after police pursuit in Mercer County

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MERCER COUNTY (WVVA) A woman is arrested on multiple charges after fleeing from police.

According to Sgt. B. S. Burner with the West Virginia State Police, officers were dispatched to a hit and run at 5:30 p.m. on Monday. Dispatchers told officers the victim was following the suspect's vehicle. They were traveling westbound on U.S. Route 460 when troopers tried to initiate a traffic stop. The driver fled but troopers were able to get the vehicle stopped in the Green Valley area.

Tracy Lynn Thompson is charged with fleeing DUI, possession of a controlled substance (Suboxone), no insurance, reckless driving, speeding, leaving the scene of an accident, and failure to render aid and provide information.

Sgt. Burner says no one was hurt and no property was damaged. 

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