Road shut down following pursuit in Clarksville, THP leads investigation


CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Police in Clarksville warned drivers to stay away from the intersection of New Providence Boulevard and Peachers Mill Road Monday afternoon.

Clarksville police said a vehicle hit a utility pole there. The crash involved a Sheriff’s deputy following a pursuit. The road was closed for at least 10 hours.

Investigators said it began as a hit and run and ended up involving a chase with a pickup truck.

Tennessee Highway Patrol is now leading the investigation and will release a preliminary report when it is available.

No other information was immediately released and News 2 will continue to follow this for updates.

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