Semi Leads Deputies on a Chase Across State Lines

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Posted at 8:49 PM, Jan 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-14 15:54:57-05

LOWNDES COUNTY, GA. (WTXL) - In Lowndes County, a man is arrested after leading deputies on a chase while driving a tractor trailer.

The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office says, someone called 911 around 9 Wednesday night to report a semi-truck driving erratically on I-75. A deputy was able to intercepted the truck. When he tried to stop the truck, he says, the man behind the wheel just kept driving. Identified as Eddie Woody, during the pursuit, the deputy says, Woody reportedly swerved and nearly hit him.

The chase crossed into Florida and ended with the semi running off the roadway and hitting a guardrail. Woody was arrested and booked into the Lowndes County Jail.