CORNELIUS, N.C. — A motorcyclist crashed on Interstate 77 south Tuesday night in Cornelius after leading state troopers on a high-speed chase.
All lanes were closed at about 9:30 p.m. near West Catawba Avenue. The scene was cleared for traffic by 11 p.m.
State troopers said they tried to pull over a speeding motorcycle driver in Mooresville.
They said Jeffrey Rion lead them on a chase for six miles — traveling at speeds upwards of 130 mph.
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