POSTED: Saturday, September 4, 2010 - 5:58pm
UPDATED: Saturday, September 4, 2010 - 9:42pm
KEMAH, Texas (AP) - A Lufkin motorcyclist died after a brief
chase with police.
The Houston Chronicle reports that Joshuah Cavins, 27, was
thrown from his bike early Saturday in Kemah.
A news release says that Kemah officers saw two motorcycle
riders run a red light just after midnight. When officers initiated
a traffic stop on both bikes, one motorcyclist complied, but Cavins
After a pursuit, officers lost sight of him. A short time later,
his wrecked cycle was found in a ditch. Cavins was found
unconscious about 75 feet from the mangled bike and later died from
The investigation continues.
Kemah is a town of more than 2,300 people in Galveston County.