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Pursuit on Bay Bridge Ends With Deadly Crash

A motorcycle rider fleeing authorities on the Bay Bridge Tuesday morning died after crashing near the Fremont Street exit in San Francisco, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The wreck blocked multiple westbound lanes of the bridge for multiple hours, but all lanes have since reopened, according to the CHP.

The pursuit began around 7:35 a.m. when a CHP officer near Treasure Island spotted the motorcyclist speeding. The CHP also said that the motorcycle rider did not have two license plates.

The motorcyclist led authorities on a brief chase across the bridge before crashing just east of the Fremont Street exit. The rider was taken to a hospital where they were pronounced dead.

Further information was not immediately available.

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