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Prescott man, 19, killed in crash

A police chase turned deadly Saturday when a Prescott man was killed in a Diamond Bluff motorcycle crash.

The motorcyclist, Anthony P. Freiheit, 19, died on the scene, according to a release from the Wisconsin State Patrol.

The incident began when Pierce County Sheriff's deputies attempted to stop the motorcycle for speeding. Freiheit allegedly increased speed, lost control, crossed the centerline and struck a guardrail on Highway 35, just south of 1005th Street, according to the State Patrol.

Freiheit was wearing a helmet. It was unknown whether alcohol may have been a factor in the crash. The crash remains under investigation by the State Patrol.