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    This is just stupid

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    all he had to do was stop

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    Police are out of control in this country.....

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    Honestly, why run? In my experience police officers are more likely to give you a break if you simply comply. I don't condone him hitting the guy but I've done 60 in a 35 and got 5 mph over with the comment: "I'm glad you pulled over, most bikes just run".
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    The guys riding attire says a lot about how smart he is...and I'm not defending the cop but seriously..just pull over.
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    To bad just one wrong decision ended his life ! I live near LA and its almost a daily happening, people freak out and try to out run the cops.When you think about it there are so many news helicopters that even if the cops lose you in traffic they are always looking down at you. A few times I have seen people escape by driving into a covered garage.
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    As others have said, I don't condone the police officer's actions. The guy didn't deserve to die over this, but the rider chose to put himself at risk the moment the chase was on. If his death hadn't been caused by the police officer hitting him, it could've been any number of other things including running 2 red lights at 100+ mph into the side of a truck. Just a shame.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TT_FZ View Post
    As others have said, I don't condone the police officer's actions. The guy didn't deserve to die over this, but the rider chose to put himself at risk the moment the chase was on. If his death hadn't been caused by the police officer hitting him, it could've been any number of other things including running 2 red lights at 100+ mph into the side of a truck. Just a shame.
    He put himself at risk the moment he left the house without a helmet. I hate the tendency of cruiser/chopper riders to not wear proper headgear. You're risking the part of your body that is essential for daily function and you're also gonna get tinnitus without any protection from wind noise, God forbid you don't look cool....sorry for the rant lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgementalFZ View Post
    God forbid you don't look cool....
    A bandanna would have saved him
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    Here is the full video...this guy was a real piece of work.....check out his leet riding skills....

    SC deputy placed on leave, video shows sheriff strike motorcycle twice before fatal crash | WACH
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