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CHP Officer Dies In Sacramento Motorcycle Crash

California Highway Patrol / Facebook
 

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(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.

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