Suspect in deadly police chase crash pleads guilty

Jordan Harville (Photo: Miami County Jail)

TROY, Ohio (WDTN) – The man police say caused a fatal crash while fleeing police in March had pleaded guilty in a Miami County courtroom.

The Troy Daily News reports Jordan Harville, 25, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated vehicular homicide, failure to comply and grand theft auto Thursday.

(WDTN Photo/Dominic Wilson)

The plea is part of an agreement that Harville serves 10 years on all three counts and dismisses a felony charge of vehicular homicide. The defense agreed to drop a motion to suppress. A fleeing and eluding charge, which Harville also pleaded guilty to, carries a mandatory three-year consecutive sentence.

Authorities say Harville stole a pickup truck in Miami County on March 27th. Harville led several law enforcement agencies on a chase on I-75, before exiting on Northwoods Boulevard and going south on N. Dixie Drive.

READ MORE: Video released of deadly police chase

Harville crashed the truck into a vehicle driven by Anthony Hufford in Harrison Township. Hufford died from injuries sustained in that crash.

Harville faces up to more than 15 years in prison if he is convicted on all charges. He is scheduled to be sentenced on September 18. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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