Motorcyclist dies after police chase in Battle Creek

Posted at 9:45 PM, Oct 12, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-12 21:45:48-04

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A man died after crashing his motorcycle following a police chase.

It happened early Monday morning along Columbia Avenue in Emmett Township.

Michigan State Police said Zachary Philips, 22, took off when a trooper pulled him over. Officials said the man stopped briefly  before he led police on a chase. Phillips apparently lost control along a curve and crashed.