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Suspect leads police on high speed chase in Midway

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MIDWAY, GA (WTOC) -

A narcotics roundup in Midway let to a high speed chase on Thursday afternoon.

Midway Police pulled over the driver of a Ford Taurus on East Oglethorpe Highway, and while the officer was checking the driver's information, the man, Thaddeus Crawford, fled in his vehicle.

Crawford then turned onto Highway 17 North, ran a red light on East Oglethorpe and passed two Coastal EMC trucks on a curve.

The suspect then turned right onto Bacontown Road, where two officers barricaded him.

Crawford then jumped from the vehicle and ran into the woords.

Police are still searching for Crawford.

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