Man dies in crash after attempting to evade Police

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 2:32pm

ST. JAMES PARISH, LA (FOX44) — A Gramercy man is dead after a police chase in St James Parish.

The incident happened on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at Louisiana 32-13 and 31-27.

An official with the Louisiana State Police say Curtis Nicholson, 47, was thrown from his motorcycle. That came after Troopers say they tried to pull him over for speeding.

Speeds in the chase got up to 120 miles per hour.

We're told Nicholson couldn't get around a curve, which is what caused the crash.

Troopers say Nicholson was wearing a helmet, but died at the scene.

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