Police: Road-rage exchange ends with sword-wielding man's arrest

- A bizarre case of road rage ended with a samurai sword being pulled on two Brooksville brothers, police say.

Investigators with the Brooksville Police Department said it happened after Daniel Seymour had been fighting with his wife and decided to go for a drive.

“Seymour said he was upset and he was taking his anger out on other people on the roadway,” said Chief of Police George Turner.

Driving behind him, investigators say, were Adrian and Julian Rivera.  Police say Seymour began brake-checking the two brothers.

Adrian Rivera told FOX 13 his brother tired to drive around Seymour's car once the road widened, but Seymour sped up and struck the right rear of their vehicle.  As they tried to pull over, Seymour struck again.

"He's slowing down and the guy just didn't stop at all, he just went straight through and just rammed into the car," Rivera said.

They all pulled over, and after a few “choice” words with the two, investigators say Seymour returned to his vehicle to pull out a sword.  He waved it at the brothers, threatening to kill them.

"We're on the phone with the cops and he grabs the sword and is like, 'You guys are f------ dead.' The whole time he's in the car, he's whispering, 'Yyou guys are f------ dead,'" Rivera said, adding the police were almost there by the time Seymour had the sword in his hand.

"He got out, made about three steps with it and then turned around and threw it back in the trunk."

Police arrived taking him into custody.

Seymour is charged with aggravated assault and battery with a deadly weapon and reckless driving.

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