Man sentenced to 25 years for 2016 chase that killed Bellaire police officer

BELLAIRE, Texas (KTRK) -- A man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for his role in the death of a Bellaire police officer.

Dante Moore was found guilty of evading arrest, resulting in the death of Officer Marco Antonio Zarate in July 2016.

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At the time of the incident, Officer Zarate was flagged down at a Target parking lot and was alerted of two shoplifting suspects. Zarate conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle, which later took off.

The officer went after the car but lost control of his motorcycle and collided with a landscaper's trailer.

Moore's twin brother is also charged in connection with Zarate's death.

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