Twenty-year-old Richard Kyle Furmanski led several police agencies on a two county chase before crashing into a Crawfordsville police car in the middle of a cornfield approximately one mile north of Fincastle on US 231.
Furmanski escaped from jail in Harrison County, Ohio and stole the pickup truck he was driving from the same area. The Harrison County Sheriff's Department tipped off Crawfordsville police Furmanski was possibly in the area.
When officers attempted to stop him, Furmanski decided to flee. The 15-minute pursuit resulted in Furmanksi being taken into custody by the Crawfordsville Police Department.
Crawfordsville Officer Russell Keller was driving the cruiser hit by Furmanski in the chase. He was transported to St. Clare Hospital in Crawfordsville via PMH Ambulance Service, Roachdale.