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Hartsville man arrested near Bethune after eluding officers
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Brian Jesse Smith
Fifteen Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) deputies worked together to track down a Hartsville man who fled on foot following a high speed chase in Kershaw and Lee counties. A KCSO report said a Traffic Unit deputy clocked 23-year-old Brian Jesse Smith, of Bullard Ford Road, Hartsville, driving at 82 mph in a 55 mph zone on Bethune Road near Stagecoach Road. The deputy reported Smith increased to 100 mph as he passed a tractor-trailer truck.