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Man Killed in Accident in Odessa After Running From Police

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NewsWest 9

ODESSA - We now know the name of the motorcycle driver who lost his life during a police chase in Odessa on Wednesday night.

The accident happened around 9 p.m. in the 4600 block of North Dixie.

Authorities say a deputy tried to stop 30-year-old Levi Decker for a traffic stop but he took off.

The deputy chased Decker as he sped down the road.

We're told Decker lost control, hit a pole near Sherwood Park and was thrown from his bike.

Decker, who was not wearing a helmet, died instantly.