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.

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Locations : Madisonville
People : Douglas M Seaton

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