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Motorcyclist Dies Trying To Flee Troopers

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An image from the scene (credit: CBS)

An image from the scene (credit: CBS)

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) – A motorcyclist has been killed while trying to flee Colorado State Patrol troopers near Pueblo.

Spokesman Nate Reid says the chase began Tuesday morning when a patrol plane reported a speeding motorcycle on Interstate 25.

Reid says the motorcyclist failed to yield to troopers on the ground on northbound I-25. He then crossed into southbound lanes and drove south on the interstate, exited and wove through several side streets in Pueblo West before hitting a dump truck.

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The State Patrol says the motorcycle driver, identified as 31-year-old Robert Frye of Pueblo West, died at the scene of his injuries. The dump truck driver wasn’t hurt.

The motorcycle had been reported stolen on Sunday.

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