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Driver, teen passenger in alleged stolen vehicle killed in Blount County chase

Driver, teen passenger in alleged stolen vehicle killed in Blount County chase

By Maggie Gregg – wvlt.tv

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – The Blount County Sheriff’s Office said two people, a 20-year-old and 15-year-old, were killed in a chase in Blount County Thursday night.

According to a report from the sheriff’s office, a deputy spotted a white Toyota Camry driving towards Washington Street near Jones Avenue Thursday at 10 p.m. Investigators said the vehicle had been reported stolen out of Rhea County.

The report said the deputy tried to stop the vehicle, but the driver refused to comply and continued driving at a “high rate of speed and in a reckless manner.”

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