Motorcyclist killed fleeing police in Ellicott City identified

The motorcyclist killed running a red light in attempt to flea police on U.S. 40 in Ellicott City Tuesday was identified by Howard County police Wednesday.

The driver's been identified as Terrence Alan Robinson, 24, of Windsor Mill, police said. 

The motorcyclist was speeding westbound on his 2013 Kawasaki Ninja around 11:13 a.m. June 18 when an officer tried to pull him over, police said. The officer stopped the pursuit when the motorcyclist didn't stop, police said.

Witnesses told police the driver sped through the red light at U.S. 40 and Normandy Drive and was running a red light at U.S. 40 and Rogers Avenue when he was struck by a 2001 Saturn sedan making a legal left turn on a green arrow from U.S. 40 onto Rogers Avenue.

The motorcyclist was taken to Howard County General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the Saturn, an Ellicott City woman, was also taken to the hospital as a precaution, but had no serious injuries, police said.

Police said the motorcyclist did not have a motorcycle operator's license at the time of the crash, and his standard driver's license was suspended.

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