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Motorcyclist dies fleeing trooper


WOODBURY, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota motorcyclist has died of injuries he sustained while fleeing state police in Woodbury.

Minnesota State Patrol spokesman Lt. Eric Roeske tells the St. Paul Pioneer Press ( ) it happened about 8 a.m. Friday on Valley Creek Road.

Several drivers had called authorities to complain that the motorcyclist was speeding, driving aggressively and passing on the shoulder.

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