Suspect killed in Anderson Co. deputy chase

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IVA, SC (WSPA) – A suspect is dead and a deputy is in the hospital after a chase and shooting in Anderson County.

Anderson County Sheriff John Skipper says a suspect ran from a suspicious vehicle after a deputy attempted to pull over the car around 1:00pm.

Investigators say the deputy chased him into the woods and shots were fired.

The coroner identified the suspect killed as 31-year-old Alexander Chance Partain of Iva.

The Sheriff says the deputy had a cut and knot on his head after a fight with the suspect.

The woman who was driving the car that Partain was in has also been detained.

The chase ended in woods near Bascomb Road and Sexton Gin Road.

SLED is responding to the scene to investigate the shooting.

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