Florida Police Prevent Woman From Causing ‘Mass Casualty’ Event By Driving Through 5K Course

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  • “Morgan was observed driving recklessly south on Coffee Pot Boulevard Northeast, approaching the Snell Isle Bridge,” the department said. “Three officers made contact with her, requested her credentials, she refused, and fled the scene of the stop at a high rate of speed onto the racecourse.”
  • The officers tried to stop Morgan before she drove past them and onto to the road where approximately 3,000 people were participating in the 5K race.
  • Police say that Morgan “refused, ignored commands of ‘stop!’ and fled the scene of the stop at an extremely high rate of speed, onto the actual racecourse, further putting the lives of runners/race participants at risk.”

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