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Life sentence for woman in pursuit that killed motorcyclist

A drug-affected mother of four has been jailed for life in Australia after leading police on a “frightening” and “shocking” high-speed chase through Perth’s southern suburbs that ended with the death of a motorcyclist.

Kylee Michelle Tiraroa Fay King, 36, pleaded guilty to murdering Jordan Thorsager, 24, who suffered fatal injuries when her car crashed into him on Leach Highway in Welshpool in the early hours of February 14 last year. King, who had methylamphetamine and amphetamine in her system, was on the wrong side of the road and other motorists ahead of Mr Thorsager had been forced to take evasive action to avoid being hit.

After colliding with Mr Thorsager, she jumped from the still-moving car and tried to flee the scene, but was arrested.

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