Lufkin man killed after Police chase

KEMAH, TX (KSLA) – A Lufkin man is dead after a brief police chase in south Texas.

Galveston County authorities say 27 year old Joshua Cavins was thrown from his bike early Saturday.

A news release says Kemah, Texas officers saw two motorcycle riders run a red light. When police tried to pull them over, one motorcyclist stopped, but police say Cavins fled.

A short time later, his wrecked motorcycle was found in a ditch and Cavins was unconscious. Cavins later died from his injuries.