On March 23, 2017 at approximately 0100 hours Lt. T.L. Miles observed a vehicle pull out from a gas station in Beaver. The vehicle was being driven erratically and with no tail lights. Lt. Miles advised Dep. C.M. Schack who was also in the area. Dep. Schack located the vehicle and attempted to stop it, at which time the driver refused to pull over. Dep. Schack continued the pursuit through Beaver until the driver lost control and wrecked in Cool Ridge. During the course of the pursuit Deputies were advised the suspect vehicle was also the subject of a stolen vehicle/joyriding investigation.
As a result of the pursuit, Brittany Hudson age 25 of Beckley was idenitifed as the driver; she was taken to Raleigh General Hospital for treatment of injuries. The investigation is continuing and charges are pending.