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Arizona Motorcyclist Fails To Outrun Police Helicopter

December 30, 2009  | 

A 22-year-old Arizona man rode his motorcycle 50 miles around Phoenix attempting to outrun a police helicopter, traveling at speeds of up to 100 mph and heading down a wrong-way street leading into an airport terminal.

The Tuesday chase was nationally televised by several media outlets.

The pursuit ended along I-17 south of Black Canyon City, when the rider ran out of fuel.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety chose to use the airborne unit so other drivers would not be at risk, according to myFOXphoenix.com.

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