Police chase ends in fatal crash in Somerset

Mar 17, 2013 Full story: wkyt.com 55

The Pulaski County Sheriff's deputy noticed a vehicle parked in front of a closed business with no headlights on shortly before 10pm Saturday night.

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Bonnyman, KY

#1 Mar 17, 2013
Sure, the cop had to chase the criminal!
The crook ran head on into a driver!
WHAT NEXT!!!!!! the criminal flown out fast given the best of care!
Other tax paying driver, oh he died at local bandaid station!
BUT hey the criminal got the best treatment.
PULASKI COUNTY SUCKS!!!!!!!!!!
ummmm

Somerset, KY

#9 Mar 17, 2013
real death have you not seen the pictures of the ? he is on the wrong side of the road hello!! hes vehicle didn't grow bat wings and fly copy and paste it and look for yourself http://www.facebook.com/photo.php...

all these that drink and drive and dope and drive should not keep getting third fourth fifth chances. This could of been your family killed, and because why?
comical

Somerset, KY

#10 Mar 17, 2013
Seriously? Sadly, these moronic comments reflect our local society. Such vile, ignorant and pathetic comments.
Omg

United States

#11 Mar 17, 2013
ummmm wrote:
http://kentucky.arrests.org/Ar rests/Justin_Litton_11609996/ is this the same one involved in last nights wreck? Its so sad for the one that lost their life.
This is absolutely horrible and a prime example of how our judicial system works. DUI, no license etc. and he was still out driving!!

Also, why was there a high speed chase with someone who was already known for driving under the influence?

I pray for Levi's family. The irresponsible drunk and our court system both attributed to his death!
rumor mill

Somerset, KY

#18 Mar 17, 2013
rumor has it the man was sitting in front of a closed business in nancy, the officer rumor has it was Molen turned around and was in chase mode when the accident occurred, whos to believe what? this man hasn't told his side, but I think maybe the cop should have backed off.
rumor mill hows this

Albany, KY

#19 Mar 17, 2013
Justin Litton
2-17-201301:22 AM


Personal Information

Pulaski County


Justin Isaiah Litton
Age : 36 Years Old Gender : M

Weight : 145 lbs Eye Color : BROWN
Height : 5'09" Hair Color : BROWN
Race : White
City : SOMERSET, KY
Zip : 42501


Arrest Information


Arrest Date : 2-17-2013 Arrested By : KENTUCKY STATE POLICE
Time Booked : 01:22 Total Bond :$2000


Charges

Charge 1
CHARGE: CARELESS DRIVING

Charge 2
CHARGE: OPER MTR VEHICLE U/INFLUENCE ALC/DRUGS/ETC..08 - 1ST OFF
BOND: 2000

Charge 3
CHARGE: OPERATING ON SUS OR REV OPER LICENSE

Charge 4
http://kentucky.arrests.org/Arrests/Justin_Li...
Omg

United States

#21 Mar 17, 2013
If it was just his first offense why was his license already suspended?
pitful

Albany, KY

#23 Mar 17, 2013
it's a darn shame that someone lost their life
Someone

London, KY

#24 Mar 17, 2013
I wouldn't have called this a chase until more info comes out. There are a couple of businesses, like Lakeway Shell, that are very close to WTLO Road. If Litton left a business that was close like that, the deputy would not have been following him for more than a few yards before the crash. I haven't saw anything yet that said were this actually started at. If it did start farther west on 80 then yes I would consider that a chase.
Someone

London, KY

#25 Mar 17, 2013
And now according to Fox 56, Litton was sitting at the farm machinery store which is right past Lakeway Shell on the left. They also said the collision happened less than a mile from there. By the time the deputy pulled in to check on Litton, then Litton left the parking lot, and the deputy got behind him, the deputy had not even had much of a chance to pull Litton over before the crash happened. That isn't exactly a chase.
Omg

United States

#26 Mar 17, 2013
Someone wrote:
And now according to Fox 56, Litton was sitting at the farm machinery store which is right past Lakeway Shell on the left. They also said the collision happened less than a mile from there. By the time the deputy pulled in to check on Litton, then Litton left the parking lot, and the deputy got behind him, the deputy had not even had much of a chance to pull Litton over before the crash happened. That isn't exactly a chase.
You are exactly right. I wouldn't consider that a chase either.
mary

Winchester, KY

#28 Mar 17, 2013
and who was in the wrong here the ?,the guy running from the cops,no headlights ,sitting in a parking lot of a business after hours ,sounds like he was up tp no good ,sad someone innocent got killed cause the cops where chasing him ,if he wasn't doing anything wrong why run?and some ppl are on the road at nite because they have jobs to go to ,or was traveling from somewhere lots of reason ,ppl do have a rite to drive when they want ,and he could have had his family with him ,children could have been in the car that was hit ,they could have been killed but all ppl want to do is blame the cops for doing there job ,it could have been anyone s family on the road and got hit ,think of it is if it could have been your family ,i don't care if the guy was big or not he was the innocent one he should have been flown out first point blank ,he does have a family who loved him and friends to ,so think of his family and there suffering at this time and say a prayer for them .
haha

Roscoe, IL

#29 Mar 18, 2013
People of Somerset are seriously ridiculous. Nothing better to do then bash a deceased man. Pathetic, I mean do you people have nothing else better to do? Grow up.
Geturfactsstraig ht

Brownsville, TN

#32 Mar 18, 2013
On wkyt's website, it says alcohol is believed to be a factor that caused him to crash.
No way

Bonnyman, KY

#38 Mar 18, 2013
Their is no way the bond could be 2000 bucks must be a typo!!!!!!????
just me

Somerset, KY

#41 Mar 18, 2013
OK,for all of you who who didn't read that, it was dated 2-17-2013 so this would have to be at least his 2nd D.U.I. {if} he he has went to court for the first one yet, presumed innocent
buckup

Somerset, KY

#44 Mar 19, 2013
Omg wrote:
If it was just his first offense why was his license already suspended?
really??? this is what you're thinking of first??? snap yourself back to the real world please!

“We Are Family”

Since: Aug 12

Here, There and Everywhere!

#45 Mar 19, 2013
Today's news is that he is now charged with Murder.
Family members had reported him as saying he wanted to kill himself by driving head-on into a semi truck or wreck.
Police had already been looking for him.
The entire incident was recorded on dash cam and from start to finish was only about 10-12 seconds, and shows him directing his car into the other causing the accident which took the life of the other driver.
gomer-ez

London, KY

#46 Mar 19, 2013
This guy rates right up there with a suicide bomber.Why take someone else with you?If you want to kill yourself,have at it.Don't put the heart ache on another family.There are plenty of big trees along the roads.Eat a gun,go off a bridge.
I have no sympathy for this guy.
umm

Manchester, KY

#47 Mar 19, 2013
what I can't understand is he has bond set, (he is still in jail, but.....) I certainly don't want him out and running the roads again, to try this.

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