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Motorcyclist killed in chase with Calhoun County deputies Thursday

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GADSDEN, AL -

A man being chased by law enforcement officers was killed in a motorcycle crash in Gadsden Thursday.

The Gadsden Police Department says the suspect lost control of his motorcycle about 10:42am CT, and hit a utility pole in the 2400 block of East Meighan Boulevard.

The man was driving westbound at a high rate of speed, while being pursued by Calhoun County Sheriff's Office deputies.

The chase started in Calhoun County, but no reason for the pursuit was given in a news release.

The motorcyclist's identification is being withheld, until family is notified.

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