Rachel Carder Obituary, Death – (LEX 18) — The body of a female was reportedly discovered inside a car that had been involved in a police pursuit that began in Madison County and ended on Interstate 75 southbound around mile marker 46 in Laurel County. The pursuit involved multiple counties and began in Madison County and ended in Laurel County. The Kentucky State Police have stated that this is the case. The search initially concentrated its efforts in Madison County and then moved on to Laurel County. On Wednesday morning at ten o’clock, state troopers in Madison County, Kentucky, observed a driver behaving in an unsafe manner, which caused them to begin a traffic stop. The driver’s behavior prompted the troopers to stop the driver. The Kentucky State Police are the ones who provided this information.
It is alleged that the driver, who had led the state troopers on a pursuit that took place throughout a number of counties, purposefully collided with a police cruiser in order to be taken into custody once the pursuit had concluded. David Maurice Reed, who is 54 years old and lives in the city of St. Petersburg in the state of Florida, has been determined to be the driver of the vehicle that was involved in the accident. Reed was taken into custody right then and there at the location where the event occurred. Rachel Louise Carder was determined to be the victim, and she was 53 years old at the time of her passing. Carder was a native of the area that is now known as Huntington, which is located in the state of West Virginia.
During the course of a routine check of the vehicle’s safety, law enforcement officers discovered the dead body of a woman hiding beneath a plastic tote in the vehicle’s rear hatch. The tote had been covering the body of the deceased woman. The citation indicates that Cader sustained cuts and wounds to her face in addition to other injuries that were caused by an edged blade. Reed stated that he had a physical dispute with Cader inside of a hotel room, and that during the course of the struggle, he choked her. Cader stated that Reed was the one who choked her. According to the citation, Reed also stated that the incident took place within close vicinity to the roadway; however, he was unable to locate the exact spot where the event took place. Because of Reed’s participation in the incident, he was taken into custody.