By Associated Press - Thursday, September 4, 2014

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Asheville police say a motorcyclist who fled from a traffic stop was killed when he collided with an SUV.

The Asheville Citizen-Times reports (https://avlne.ws/1o2x97P) police said 35-year-old David Christopher Dadak of Candler was killed after speeding away from the stop.

Sgt. Dave Romick said a police officer tried to stop Dadak on an unrelated traffic violation on Wednesday when the motorcyclist fled the stop. The officer discontinued the stop, made a U-turn in the opposite direction and notified fellow officers.

Romick said Dadak was driving his motorcycle westbound on Smoky Park Highway when an eastbound SUV attempted to make a left turn into a shopping center. Police said Dadak hit the front of the woman’s Ford Explorer and was thrown onto a bank on the shoulder of the road.

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Information from: The Asheville Citizen-Times, https://www.citizen-times.com

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