Santa Rosa Biker Dies in Police Custody After Traffic Stop

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    A Santa Rosa man died in police custody Sunday after police tried to stop him for a traffic violation while he was riding his bike.

    The man, whose name has not yet been released, had been riding a bike near Sucher Lane and Nordyke Avenue around 1 a.m.

    When police tried to stop him, the man kept pedaling, and after a short chase, the man struggled with police.

    He was taken into custody, and then suffered what's being called a medical emergency.

    Police gave him CPR and took him to a hospital, where he died.