ATV rider hospitalized after chase

DANVILLE — An ATV rider from McClure landed in the hospital after a police chase Friday night.  According to Geisinger Health Center, 42-year-old Rex Reed is currently in fair condition, after a police chase gone-wrong.

 

Reed was riding illegally on Shindle   Road in DecaturTownship, MifflinCounty around 8:00p.m., when police attempted to pull him over.  Reed refused to stop, so police chased him.  While trying to flee, Reed lost control of his ATV and hit a utility pole.

 

Reed was not wearing a helmet.  He was flown to GeisingerMedicalCenter for injuries.  Police say alcohol was a factor in the crash.  (Codi Jade)