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Man flees sheriff's deputies following traffic stop in Hopkins Co.

HOPKINS CO., KY (WFIE) -

Hopkins County sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who fled after a traffic stop.

Deputies say Jacob Hart was going 70 in a 55 on Highway 62 in the St. Charles/Nortonville area.

When a deputy tried to pull Hart over, he sped up. The deputy followed him for about a mile.

Hart dumped the car near a wooded area and took off on foot.

Deputies say they know it was Hart because of visuals, the car make and he left his license in the vehicle.

Authorities they will issue a warrant for Hart on charges of fleeing police, speeding, possession of marijuana and driving on a suspended license.

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