CHP motorcycle officer killed trying to stop driver

REDLANDS, CA

Officer Tom Coleman slammed into the side of a truck as he followed a suspect's car through an intersection in Redlands, near San Bernardino.

The chase began when the seven-year veteran tried to stop the car for a traffic violation, but the driver sped away, reaching speeds of 100 mph.

Other officers later caught up with the vehicle and took its four occupants into custody.

Coleman leaves behind a wife and two children.

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