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O.C. CHP chase ends in death of motorcyclist

September 1, 2010 12:50:04 AM PDT
Authorities investigate on Wednesday the scene of a police chase in Laguna Hills that ended with the death of a motorcyclist.The California Highway Patrol said the 20-minute pursuit began just before 12:30 a.m. in San Clemente and ended south of La Paz Road in Laguna Hills.

The chase reached speeds of more than 100 miles an hour, with the suspect losing control of his motorcycle and crashing. He was declared dead at the scene.

Authorities have not yet said what sparked the pursuit. No further information is available at this time.