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Body found in car after police chase


State troopers and Franklin County Sheriff's deputies found a body in a car after a pursuit Saturday night.

According to a Sheriff's Department spokesman, deputies joined a chase initiated by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

The pursuit ended on Chase Bend Road in Estill Springs when the driver stopped and tried to run.

Deputy Sgt. Milton Binkley was cut with a knife while trying to arrest the man.

Eventually, officers took the man into custody.  When they searched his car they found a body inside.  The remains have not been identified.

Sgt. Binkley was treated at a hospital and was expected to return to work on Sunday.

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