Man arrested after chase in Cades Cove Loop area

SEVIER COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A spokeswoman for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park says a man was arrested after a chase in the Cades Cove Loop area.

It happened around 4:00 PM Sunday.

The spokeswoman says park rangers tried pulling over a car because the driver wasn't wearing a seat belt.

When the driver didn't stop, the rangers followed it for a little while. The driver eventually wrecked the car and ran.

He was arrested within 15 minutes and taken to the Sevier County Jail.

The person's name hasn't been released, as charges have not been finalized.

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