One Person Arrested After High Speed Chase

(WVLT) - One man is in custody after an hour long high speed chase through several counties.

Caryville Police Chief Bill Widener says Walter Geter of Knoxville is accused of almost hitting a police officer with his car at a Caryville convenience store and then leading authorities on a high speed chase through Campbell, Anderson, and Knox Counties.

Geter was arrested near the Lovell Road on I-40 West about 1:30 Tuesday morning.

Police say Geter reached speeds of up to 120 miles per hour during the chase.

As of now, Geter faces charges of aggravated assault, felony endangerment, resisting arrest, as well as several other charges.

No one was hurt in the incident.


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