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A Southern California man faces five felony charges in connection with a high-speed chase during which a Mohave County sheriff's deputy was killed. Theodore Jones, 30, of Riverside appeared before a Bullhead City, Ariz., justice of the peace on charges of second-degree murder, felony flight, aggravated assault and two counts of felony endangerment. Bail was set at $150,000. Authorities allege that Jones sped away as Bullhead City police tried to stop him for allegedly passing a stopped school bus. During the chase on U.S. 95, investigators said, patrol cars driven by Mohave County Sheriff's Deputy Steve Garibay, 33, and Bullhead City Officer David Lee, 33, collided head-on. Garibay died at a nearby hospital; Lee was not seriously hurt. Jones' car became disabled a short time later, authorities said, and he was found burrowed in sand about 50 yards away.

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