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  • A car chase that began in South Carolina ended in Franklin County Saturday when deputies did the PIT maneuver on the vehicle. The vehicle had driven during part of the chase with no tires on its rims. (Photo courtesy of The Hartwell Sun)
    A car chase that began in South Carolina ended in Franklin County Saturday when deputies did the PIT maneuver on the vehicle. The vehicle had driven during part of the chase with no tires on its rims. (Photo courtesy of The Hartwell Sun)
  • Billy Ray Allen
    Billy Ray Allen

Chase begins in South Carolina, ends in Franklin County

LAVONIA – A South Carolina man is facing charges in Franklin and Hart counties as well as South Carolina after leading law enforcement on a chase that ended on I-85 in Franklin County.

Billy Ray Allen, 44, of Greenville, S.C., was arrested and taken to the Franklin County Detention Center for DUI.

He faces felony charges of fleeing and attempting to elude officers in Hart County.

Hart County Sheriff’s Office and the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office in South Carolina have both placed a hold on Allen.

Grayson Williams of The Hartwell Sun contributed to this report.

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