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Suspect Caught In Deadly Hit And Run On 101 Freeway

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CARPENTERIA (CBS) — Authorities have arrested a hit and run suspect after he led them on a high speed chase on the Ventura Freeway.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the chase began around 11:15 a.m. Friday after a driver of a pick-up truck fatally hit a motorcyclist at Del Norte and the 101 Freeway in Oxnard.

Authorities said the driver clipped the motocyclist when he was changing lanes and continued driving on the 101.

He was later arrested north of Santa Barbara near El Capitan State Beach.

The motorcyclist died on the scene.

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