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Suspect Dead After High-Speed Chase In Anderson

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Just after 12 p.m. on Sunday, Anderson County Sheriff's Deputies were involved in a high-speed pursuit. Just after 12 p.m. on Sunday, Anderson County Sheriff's Deputies were involved in a high-speed pursuit.
Suspect Brad Evans, 31 of Iva being transported to AnMed after evading Anderson County Deputies and being tased. Suspect Brad Evans, 31 of Iva being transported to AnMed after evading Anderson County Deputies and being tased.
ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. - Brad Evans, 31, of Iva, died after evading Anderson County deputies Sunday in a vehicle and then on foot.

According to Anderson County Coroner, Greg Shore, Evans has had prior cardiac issues, before going into cardiac arrest Early Sunday afternoon.

After running hundreds of yards and jumping two fences, authorities allege that Evans was resisting arrest, which resulted in autorities using a taser.

Just after 12 p.m. on Sunday, Anderson County Sheriff's Deputies were involved in a high-speed pursuit.
   

Although that pursuit has now ended Sunday afternoon, deputies, in addition to highway patrol, SLED are now investigating the incident says Anderson County Sheriff’s Public Information Officer, Sheila Cole.

As an impartial authority, Pickens County will be investigating the portion of the actual accident.

Speeds during the chase reached more than 100 mph according to sources on the scene.

According to Cole, the unidentified suspect attempted to hit a deputy with the vehicle that was being chased, just before fleeing on foot near Highway 81 where the suspect was then tased.

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