Eugene motorcyclist faces charges after chase

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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- A Eugene motorcyclist is facing multiple charges after allegedly leading police on a 125-mph chase.

The Register-Guard (http://bit.ly/nsCbPi) reports an Oregon State Police trooper saw a man speeding on a motorcycle early Saturday. When the trooper turned on his flashing lights, the motorcycle sped away.

Authorities say he led state, county and city police officers in and around the Eugene area.

Forty-two-year-old John Buck was taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center for a medical exam before being taken to the Lane County Jail. He is being held on multiple charges, including felony attempt to elude, reckless driving, driving under the influence of intoxicants and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com