Crash ends in Mt. Pleasant

A man has been charged after law enforcement officials said he led deputies on a chase from Albemarle to Mt. Pleasant Friday afternoon.

WBTV reported that Trevor Turner, 27, led deputies on the chase that started in Stanly County just outside of Albemarle on Highway 73 at about 1:47 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9. The chase lasted about 16 miles and officials said Turner rammed on the sheriff’s vehicles during the pursuit.

The chase ended on Highway 73 and Main Street in Mount Pleasant around 2 p.m. after Turner hit a tow truck, the news station reported.

Turner was charged with speeding in excess of 100 miles per hour and Highway Patrol charged him with DWI and felony hit and run. He was also charged with felony failing to allude arrest, failure to stop for blue lights and sirens, assault on a government official with a deadly weapon and possession of marijuana by the Stanly County Sheriff’s Office.

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