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Franklin County father charged after rushing his daughter to the hospital pleads no contest

A Franklin County father who faced charges after rushing his daughter to the hospital has pled no contest to a misdemeanor reckless driving charge, which will be amended to a traffic infraction after 6 months.

[10 NEWS EXCLUSIVE | Video shows father held at gunpoint by state trooper after rushing his daughter to the ER]

Michael Morris was initially charged with felony eluding police back in February after he was speeding and running stop signs while he says his daughter’s pneumonia symptoms took a turn for the worst.

The charge has since been dropped to a misdemeanor.

10 News was in the courtroom for the plea agreement and will have Morris’s reaction Thursday night at 5 and 6.

Stay with 10 News as this breaking news story develops

Source: WSLS News 10

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