Tennessee man arrested near Russell Springs exit following high-speed pursuit

A Tennessee man was arrested near the Russell Springs exit on the Cumberland Parkway Thursday evening following a high-speed pursuit, according to the Adair County Sheriff’s Office.

According to the report, an Adair County deputy attempted to stop a 2018 Chevy Malibu driving east on the parkway at more than 100 miles per hour Thursday evening at around 5:30 p.m.

The vehicle ignored law enforcement and continued traveling east on the parkway with law enforcement officers from the Russell Springs Police Department, Russell County Sheriff’s Office, and Kentucky State Police joining in the pursuit.

Law enforcement officers were able to stop the vehicle at around the 60 mile marker, roughly two miles before the Russell Springs exit, and arrested 25-year-old Dallas Pike of Oneida, Tennessee.

Pike is charged with fleeing and evading police first degree, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance, wanton endangerment first degree, speeding 26 miles per hour or more over the limit, reckless driving, and operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license.

He was lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail.

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