A motorcyclist suspected of being under the influence was killed early Tuesday when he crashed the bike into a light pole while being pursued by police.
Pomona police officers chased the suspect into Diamond Bar, where the crash occurred at Solitaire Street and Diamond Bar Boulevard about 2:45 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, which was investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatality.
According to a news photographer at the scene, the chase lasted about six miles and light rain was falling at the time of the crash.
No officers were reported injured.
The suspect’s name was not immediately released.
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