Car being chased by police crashed into Taylor Swift's gate

2019-04-03 21:00
 
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Westerly — According to The Westerly Sun a car stolen in Connecticut has crashed into the gates of singer Taylor Swift's beachfront Rhode Island home.

Westerly Police Chief Shawn Lacey tells the local newspaper that officers in the neighboring Rhode Island town of Hopkinton started pursuing the vehicle at about 01:00 on Tuesday.

He says the car sped away from several attempts to stop it, reaching speeds of up to 65 mph. The vehicle eventually crashed into the wall outside Swift's property in Westerly before ricocheting into the main entrance gate at an estimated speed of 35 mph.

The driver, 19-year-old Shykeim Edwin Lewis, of Hartford, Connecticut, faces several charges and was held on $10 000 bond. No attorney was listed in online court records.

The car's three other occupants were not charged.

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