Man Dies Saturday Night in Madisonville after Pursuit
A Saturday night vehicle pursuit in Madisonville led to the death of the driver. According to Kentucky State Police, Madisonville Police stopped a vehicle, driven by 35 yea old Douglas M Seaton of Madisonville. Seaton fled from the officers and started a vehicle pursuit which lasted for a mile. Seaton allegedly exited the vehicle, brandished a firearm and failed to obey commands from police. Reports say Madisonville Police fired and struck Seaton, who was pronounced dead at the scene by Coroner Dennis Mayfield shortly after 8:00pm. An autopsy was scheduled for 8:00am today (Sunday). Kentucky State Police reports both officers involved in the shooting have been placed on paid, administrative leave, as per agency policy.