THP: Sullivan County homicide suspect crashes, still on the run


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    A search is underway Tuesday morning for a Sullivan County homicide suspect following a pursuit and crash overnight in Hawkins County.

    Tennessee Highway Patrol told News 5 that Hawkins County deputies were involved in a pursuit that ended with a crash on Old Union Road and Union Hollow Road. Authorities said they were chasing a stolen vehicle from Church Hill. A sheriff's department vehicle was also involved in the crash. The driver of the stolen vehicle was believed to be a homicide suspect from Sullivan County.

    Authorities asked for help from a helicopter, but it could not fly due to weather conditions.

    Police said the suspect remains on the run.

    We are working to confirm the details of the homicide the suspect is believed to be linked to.

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