Tracy City, Tennessee, man charged in Sunday attack on state trooper

Contributed by Grundy County Sheriff's Office / Austin Gage McHone, 24, of Tracy City, Tenn.
photo Contributed by Grundy County Sheriff's Office / Austin Gage McHone, 24, of Tracy City, Tenn.

A Tracy City, Tennessee, man has been charged with attacking a trooper with the Tennessee Highway Patrol during a Sunday night traffic stop in Grundy County and authorities are seeking an unnamed suspect.

State authorities were tight-lipped Tuesday saying only the incident was under investigation, according to an email from agency spokesperson Sgt. Cecil Harvey. Harvey didn't respond to inquiries about the trooper's name or current condition.

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Austin Gage McHone, 24, turned himself in without incident Tuesday on charges of aggravated assault, resisting arrest and felony evading arrest, according to Sheriff Clint Shrum.