A man was killed after trying to elude Statesville Police on Thursday.
30-year old Justin Wilson of Statesville was operating a vehicle being pursued by Statesville Officers. An Officer had tried to stop the vehicle operated by Wilson but Wilson accelerated at what is being called a high-rate of speed. Wilson’s Nissan Altima left Brevard Street in a curve and struck a utility pole.
No other details have been released, the investigation is continuing by Statesville Police, the North Carolina Highway Patrol, and the State Bureau of Investigation.