TOYAMA (Kyodo) Two high school students died Wednesday morning after their motorbike crashed into a roadside tree amid a police chase.

The two boys, aged 16 and 17, had been speeding while riding double on the bike, sparking a police pursuit for several hundred meters at around 4 a.m.

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