Motorcyclist dead after morning highway fatality

POSTED: Friday, October 7, 2011 - 3:22pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 9:54am

WACO -- Tonight Waco police are investigating the death of a man on a motorcycle after he sped off  when they tried to pull him over.

37-year-old Michael Garcia was speeding on an I-35 access road near South 8th St. in Waco this morning.

When officers tried to pull him over he fled and they stopped chasing him.

Then Garcia ran a stop sign hit a curb when he was turning and was thrown along with the bike onto the highway.

That's when an 18-wheeler ran over the bike and the gas can exploded.

Police believe alcohol may have been a factor.
 

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