By: Gabby Ferreira, sanluisobispo.com
A motorcyclist died Wednesday morning after he tried to flee a traffic stop in Arroyo Grande, according to a news release from the Pismo Beach Police Department.
A Pismo Beach police officer saw a man riding a motorcycle at “a high rate of speed” on southbound Highway 101 near Oak Park Boulevard at about 1:50 a.m., according to the release and police Cmdr. Shawn Singleton.
The motorcyclist slowed down and got off the freeway at Halcyon Road, in front of the officer, the release said.