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Parole absconder arrested after Wichita chase ends in crash


September 8, 2019

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A parole absconder has been arrested after a Wichita chase ended in a crash.

The Wichita Eagle reports that 26-year-old Brian James Scovel drove off Friday when authorities attempted to arrest him. Police say he ran a stop sign a couple minutes into the chase and collided with a sport utility vehicle, causing the SUV to overturn. Police say Scovel, a passenger and the driver of the SUV were taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

Scovel is now jailed without bond on suspicion of aggravated battery, driving with a suspended license, fleeing and eluding and several tra...

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