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Motorcyclist Robert Lee Clark, Jr., 30, dies after colliding with deputy's SUV on North Main Street in Summerville, South Carolina
According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, a man on a motorcycle collided with a Berkeley County Sheriff's Office Ford Explorer and a Dodge Neon just before midnight.
Speeds in the ensuing chase reached up to 111 mph at times with the motorcyclist slamming on the breaks and then speeding away several times.
Dash camera video and the official incident report from the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office are shedding light on the circumstances leading to a motorcycle driver’s death after a high speed chase through the heart of Summerville, South Carolina, Wednesday night.
"I'm not defending Robert's choice, everyone agrees it was stupid, it was foolish," Anessi said."This officer didn't give him the benefit of a trial"
"Charge the officer with murder. That's what this was. This was no different than if he would have shot him down in the back. He just used a 5000-pound bullet," Dan Annesi said.
A grand jury declined to indict Vansant on any charges. Now, the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office will now complete its own internal investigation. Vansant will remain on leave pending its outcome.