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Man dies from injuries after leading police on high speed chase in Raleigh Co.

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RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WVVA) -

One man is dead after leading police on a high speed chase in Raleigh County Friday night, according to the Raleigh County Sheriff's Department.

Dep. B.D Stump says 37 year old Michael Riley refused to stop when Lester police initiated a traffic stop.

Riley attempted to evade police in a black Hyundai Elentra, before losing control on Slab Fork Rd. and going over an embankment and hitting a tree.

Riley was taken to Raleigh General Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

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