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DUI suspect runs from authorities, killed after being struck by deputy's car in Burlingame

BURLINGAME, Calif. - A man suspected of driving while intoxicated was killed after he was hit by a San Mateo County Sheriff's vehicle in Burlingame late Tuesday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Authorities said the man had been driving southbound on Highway 101 when a CHP officer tried to pull him over for possible drunk driving.The man stopped and got out of his black Honda Civic, the CHP said.

But just as the officer was about to take him into custody, the man tried to get away.CHP Officer Art Montiel said the man ran across all the southbound lanes and jumped over the center divider.

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