Motorcycle chase leaves one dead in two vehicle wreck

VAN ZANDT COUNTY (KYTX) - A motorcyclist who failed to stop for Canton Police is dead after leading officers on a chase early Sunday.

Texas Department of Public Safety reports 40-year-old Michael Wayne Richardson of Duncanville was pronounced dead at the scene after he ran his motorcycle into the rear of an SUV.

Police were attempting to make a traffic stop when Richardson fled from officers and led them on a chase down I-20 in Van Zandt County.

The fatal wreck occurred at 1:27 a.m.

DPS says two occupants of the SUV , both residents of Mesquite, TX. were injured and treated and released from Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler.




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