Franklin County Deputies Searching For Fleeing Suspect

FRANKLIN COUNTY (KFSM) -- The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man that fled from police Friday morning (Oct. 13).

Police said Jesse Roy Blackburn was driving on the wrong side of the road along Highway 96 when he was pulled over by Sheriff Anthony Boen. According to Boen, Blackburn was complying with him, but suddenly took off and almost ran over the sheriff as he sped away.

Deputies later found the truck Blackburn was driving, but he was not inside.

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