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Marion, IL man injured in crash, accused of leading KSP on high speed chase


A Marion, Ill. man faces several charges after police say he led a state trooper on a high speed chase with speeds over 120 miles per hour.

Keith D. Haack, 24, of Marion is charged with speeding, fleeing and evading police first degree, reckless driving, wanton endangerment first degree, and other related traffic charges.

A Kentucky State Police trooper was responding to a domestic violence complaint on westbound on US60 bypass when he came behind a motorcycle driven by Haack who was also traveling westbound on the bypass around 11:46 p.m. on Monday.

Haack is accused of driving in speeds in excess of 120 mph. He passed vehicles in the construction zone on the eastbound lane, according to KSP.

The trooper lost sight of Haack, but as he approached the intersection of US60 bypass and US60 west, he saw Haack lying in the middle of the intersection.

Haack was taken to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital for injuries and later flow to St. Mary’s Evansville for head injuries. His condition is unknown.

He was not wearing a helmet.

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