Motorcyclist dies after being struck by hit-and-run driver

FORT WORTH, TX

A patrol officer began the pursuit after spotting the truck speeding and driving recklessly Wednesday evening. It ended when the driver lost control making a turn, spun out and struck the man on a motorcycle so hard debris from the wreck littered the crash site for about 100 yards.

Police Lt. F.V. Gilbert tells the Fort Worth Star-Telegram the driver got out of his wrecked truck and tried to run away but was caught by police. He's under guard at a hospital.

His name and the name of the motorcyclist who was killed were not immediately available.

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