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Traffic Stop Ends in Crash After Pursuit

January 3, 2012

01/04/12  On Friday, December 30th at approximately 11:32 p.m. Patrolman Brandon Cooper of the Marshall County Police Department attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation on 9A Road, just off of US 31.  The vehicle failed to stop for Cooper and traveled eastbound on King Road.  After a short pursuit the driver, Nicholas Hummel 33 of Walkerton exited the roadway and struck a pole on King Road, near the Lincoln Highway intersection.  Plymouth Fire Department and Plymouth EMS responded to the scene and transported Mr. Hummel to the Plymouth Hospital.

A short time later Mr. Hummel was released from the hospital he was booked into the Marshall County Jail for Resisting Law Enforcement with a motor vehicle with an injury, Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated with a prior charge, and Operating a Motor Vehicle Endangering a Person.  His bond was set at $5,000.00 cash.  Mr. Hummel is scheduled to appear in Marshall County Superior Court #2 on January 24th at 8:30 a.m.

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One Response to “ Traffic Stop Ends in Crash After Pursuit ”

  1. nmdewitt on January 7, 2012 at 7:11 pm

    ok for all you reding this, he is not a violent crazy drunk! yes he has a serious problem but hearing stories likr this and see mug shot make a person and a story look and sound way worse than it is!! dont get me wrong drinking and driving very dangeouse and should be delt with, but the accident was not an accident at all and was not from the drinking!! there is more to a person and thier story than anyone can learn or know from reading this artical!! love you nick, and we are all praying for you!!