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Deputies: High speed chase involving motorcycle ends in Oconee Co. crash

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Scene of chase that ended in crash in Seneca. (Source: iWitness) Scene of chase that ended in crash in Seneca. (Source: iWitness)
Scene of chase that ended in crash in Seneca. (FOX Carolina/ 5/31/17) Scene of chase that ended in crash in Seneca. (FOX Carolina/ 5/31/17)
Scene of chase that ended in crash in Seneca. (FOX Carolina/ 5/31/17) Scene of chase that ended in crash in Seneca. (FOX Carolina/ 5/31/17)
Carlos Alberto Valdizon Jr. (Courtesy: OCSO) Carlos Alberto Valdizon Jr. (Courtesy: OCSO)
SENECA, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies said a high speed chase ended in a crash in Oconee County on Wednesday.

According to the Oconee County Sheriff's Office, deputies tried to stop a red motorcycle that was speeding along Highway 28 near the Bountyland community, but the driver wouldn't pull over.

Deputies said a 7-minute pursuit ensued before the motorcycle crashed at Sheep Farm Road and Bountyland Road in Seneca around 5:41 p.m.

Deputies and EMS are still on scene at this time. Deputies said the motorcyclist will be taken into custody, though no details on charges are available at this time.

No injuries were initially reported by troopers. This incident remains under investigation by SC Highway Patrol.

On Thursday, deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff's Office confirmed Carlos Alberto Valdizon Jr. had been charged in the case.

The sheriff's office said Valdizon was charged with failure to stop for blue light and issued a $5,000 bond. 

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