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Man dead after police chase

(Source: Killeen Police Department) (Source: Killeen Police Department)

A motorcyclist died in the hospital after a police chase in Killeen.

Killeen Police identified the motorist as 20-year-old Fort Hood soldier Stacy Hardy.

Police said Hardy was involved in a police chase Friday night. 

On a motorcycle, Hardy took off towards W.S. Young Drive when officers tried to stop him for speeding.

Police said he was going speeds over 100 miles per hour.

Hardy collided with a van that was making a turn. He was thrown off the bike and landed over 100 feet away from the collision.

Hardy was taken to Darnall Army Medical with life-threatening injuries and then airlifted to Baylor Scott & White.

The driver and passengers of the van were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are still investigating the accident.

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