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Motorcyclist tells police he hit 185 mph in chase

CONCORD (AP) – New Hampshire State Police say a 31-year-old Manchester motorcyclist told troopers he reached 185 miles per hour fleeing police before crashing into a guardrail after he got off Interstate 393.

Police say David J. Fries was arrested early Saturday following an hour-long foot chase in Concord. He was subdued with help of a police dog. ...

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CONCORD (AP) – New Hampshire State Police say a 31-year-old Manchester motorcyclist told troopers he reached 185 miles per hour fleeing police before crashing into a guardrail after he got off Interstate 393.

Police say David J. Fries was arrested early Saturday following an hour-long foot chase in Concord. He was subdued with help of a police dog.

Fries was spotted by a trooper on Interstate 93 in Bow at about 2:45 a.m. Saturday who clocked him traveling at 127 mph. according to police.

The first trooper ended the chase, but another trooper saw Fries crash as he exited the highway. He was treated for injuries from the crash and from the police dog.

Fries is facing a variety of charges. He’s being held for lack of $30,000 bail.

It’s unclear if he has a lawyer.