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June 04, 2015

Alleged robbery suspect fleeing on bike collides with police cruiser, dies

A man attempting to flee police on bike collided with a police cruiser and died Wednesday night in Chester, CBSPhilly reports.

The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. at Keystone Road and West 13th Street. Officers said they believed the 24-year-old man was trying to flee after an attempted robbery. 

He was taken to Crozer-Chester Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.

The man's mother told CBS 3 Eyewitness News that her son had never been in trouble before. She said she believes police were pursuing the wrong man.

The incident remains under investigation.