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Thousand Oaks motorcycle chase ends in fatal crash

Sunday, July 28, 2013
Authorities investigate the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash in Thousand Oaks on Saturday, July 27, 2013.

Authorities investigate the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash in Thousand Oaks on Saturday, July 27, 2013. (KABC Photo)

A motorcycle chase in Thousand Oaks came to a deadly end on Saturday night.

The incident started when the California Highway Patrol tried to stop the motorcyclist for speeding on the southbound 101 Freeway near Wendy Drive.

The motorcyclist got off the freeway, but refused to stop and led officers on a short pursuit. The rider was killed after losing control of his bike and crashing on Rancho Dos Vientos.

Authorities say he had been going about 100 mph. His identity has not been released.

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