- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 20, 2016

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) - Authorities have identified the man who fled from police on a motorcycle and died after a crash in Council Bluffs.

Police say an Iowa Transportation Department officer was trying to pull over two motorcyclists around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday near the Pottawattamie County Jail when they sped away.

Police say 18-year-old Lance McCormick lost control of his motorcycle, struck a curb and then a fence. He was ejected.

The other motorcyclist raced away.

Police say McCormick was injured and later died at a Council Bluffs hospital.

Police say the motorcycle was stolen.

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