CHP Officer Killed During High Speed Pursuit of Suspect

Photo: CHP

Photo: CHP

A California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer died on Wednesday evening after suffering injuries related to a motorcycle crash.

Officer Lucas Chellew, 31, had been pursuing a fleeing suspect when Officer Chellew collided with another vehicle. 

Officer Chellew, an 8-year veteran of the force, was transported to a local hospital but died from his injuries. 

The suspect was able to get away and has not been apprehended as of Wednesday night.


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