Driver avoiding speeding violation killed in accident

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LAKESIDE, Ore. — A person was killed after attempting to avoid a speeding ticket on Highway 101 late Tuesday afternoon.

Oregon State Police say the driver refused to pull over for a traffic stop and then was involved in a five-vehicle crash as he continued northbound for about seven miles. Three other people were injured.

The highway was detoured for about a four-hour closure before reopening around 9 p.m.