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More Crews Being Called In To Hunt Fugitive Accused Of Killing Deputy

FREDONIA, Ariz. - Authorities say more law enforcement teams are being called in to hunt down a man accused of killing a Utah sheriff's deputy. Scott Curley is believed to be hiding in the wilderness on the Arizona-Utah line.

The 23-year-old Curley is accused of shooting 41-year-old Kane County Deputy Brian Harris during a foot chase. Coconini County, Ariz., Sheriff Bill Pribil says the search command post is being moved from the town hall in Fredonia to the Kanab Municipal Airport in Utah to accommodate additional teams.

Harris was tracking Curley, who was wanted for burglary, when he was ambushed Thursday and shot to death. Authorities say Curley shot at other police officers and missed before vanishing in the wilderness.

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