(AP) - Officials say a California Highway Patrol officer died after crashing his motorcycle while chasing a suspect in Sacramento.
Sacramento television station KCRA reports officer Lucas Chellew was taken to a nearby hospital, where he later died.
Authorities say the crash happened Wednesday evening near Stockton Boulevard and Fruitridge Road.
No other details were provided.
Chellew was an 8-year veteran of the CHP. He leaves behind a wife and children.