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Suspect crashes pickup in graveyard but his run from the law continues
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An all-points bulletin has been issued for a man who rammed a deputy’s car before slamming into a graveyard and running away on foot.“We want to get him before he hurts somebody,” said Sheriff Jackie Matheny concerning the propensity of fugitive R.D. Martin to flee from officers. “It’s in his nature to run.”Martin was the driver of a pickup deputies were trying to stop on Pike Hill Road earlier this week.“We had a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area and when deputies got there they saw the truck,” Matheny said, noting the officer blocked the road. “R.D. gassed it and headed toward the deputy.