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Police chase biker at nearly 190 mph

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DALLAS -

The motorcyclist who police chased Tuesday morning was going so fast even Air One had trouble keeping up with him.

It happened just after midnight on the North Dallas Tollway near Royal Lane. A Department of Public Safety trooper tried to pull over the suspect for speeding.

Instead, he drove away at a high speed. In the chase that followed he reached speeds of well over 100 miles per hour.

He covered in all about 73 miles through north Dallas on the tollway, the President George Bush Turnpike, Central Expressway, Interstate 635, Interstate 35, Interstate 30, Highway 161 and then Interstate 20 into Arlington.

The suspect was about to hit Highway 287 near Fort Worth when he ran out of gas.

As he was being arrested, police said the suspect boasted about how fast he was able to go. He said it was as high as 189 mph. He also sounded a little bummed because he said he had just gotten a full tank of gas.

He was identified as 31-year-old William Pfohl of Dallas. He was charged with evading arrest.

At first officers believed the bike was stolen out of Florida, but it turns it wasn't.

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