Tenn. Man Backs Over Deputy

A Johnson City man was arrested Thursday afternoon after he ran over a Carter County (Tenn.) Sheriff's deputy with his car, prompting a police chase from Carter County to Washington County, police said.

A Johnson City man was arrested Thursday afternoon after he ran over a Carter County (Tenn.) Sheriff's deputy with his car, prompting a police chase from Carter County to Washington County, police said.

According to Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes, Damien Christopher Slocum, 27, 6248 Kingsport Highway, was stopped in a small, white vehicle by Deputy Nick Andes for a minor traffic violation and while Andes was checking Slocum's license he "jumps back in his car and literally backed over the officer."

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