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Man arrested after deadly police chase pleads not guilty

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Jason Avis (Source: Kentucky State Police) Jason Avis (Source: Kentucky State Police)
Officer Mark Taulbee (Source: LaRue County Herald News) Officer Mark Taulbee (Source: LaRue County Herald News)

HODGENVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A LaRue County man arrested after a crash that killed a Hodgenville police officer remains behind bars.

A not guilty plea was entered Wednesday morning for Jason Avis, 29. A public defender has been assigned to the case. Avis is charged with fleeing and evading and wanton endangerment.

Officer Mark Taulbee was following Avis after responding to a domestic disturbance call when he flipped his car.

Avis is being held on a $25,000 bond. His case now goes to the LaRue County Grand Jury where additional charges could be added.

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