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Effingham County man in custody after leading police on high speed chase

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Daniel Crowley (Source: ESCO) Daniel Crowley (Source: ESCO)

A man is in custody following a high speed pursuit early Wednesday morning.

Shortly before 12:30 a.m. deputies responded to a residence on Reedsville Road on a report of a person who was threatening to harm himself.

Deputies were also advised the subject was in a Chevrolet Silverado with a firearm.

Deputies spotted the vehicle, driven by Daniel Crowley, 44, of Clyo. He was traveling on Green Morgan School Road where they attempted a traffic stop.

Crowley fled from deputies, leading them on a pursuit for several miles on area roadways and through wooded areas.

During the pursuit, Crowley attempted to crash into patrol cars. The pursuit ended on Reedsville Road when Crowley's vehicle t-boned an Effingham County Sheriff's patrol car.

Crowley was taken into custody. He is facing multiple charges, including aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and fleeing and attempting to elude a law enforcement officer.

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