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January 23, 2014 at 5:32 AM

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Renton bike trail

RENTON (AP) — A motorcycle rider fleeing a Washington State Patrol trooper was killed in a crash just before 2 a.m. Thursday in Renton. The patrol says the rider had left Highway 169 and was on a parallel bicycle trail when he hit a pole. KING reports the chase began on Interstate 405 when the trooper tried…

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November 24, 2013 at 10:32 AM

Motorcyclist severely injured in University District collision

A motorcyclist was severely injured at 10:15 p.m. Saturday when he collided head-on with a Toyota making a left turn on Northeast  50th Street. The motorcycle was traveling west when it collided with the car at the University Way Northeast intersection. The rider slid under the car, sustaining life-threatening injuries, according to Seattle police. The rider was…

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November 18, 2013 at 9:21 AM

Seattle PD motorcycle officer hurt in collision

UPDATE : 1:07 p.m. | A Seattle police motorcycle officer was seriously injured in a collision this morning in the Sodo neighborhood. Just before 9 a.m., the officer was riding west on South Lander Street at Third Avenue South when the driver of a 2011 Subaru Forester made a U-turn in front of him, police said. The impact knocked the…

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September 26, 2013 at 11:31 AM

Biker going 130 mph wrecks on Interstate 205 in Portland

The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash.  A trooper’s radar clocked a motorcycle going 130 miles per hour before the cycle crashed just before 2 a.m. Thursday on Interstate 205 in southeast Portland. Oregon State Police said the motorcycle rider, 52-year-old Toby Olsen, was racing a 2004 Honda motorcycle northbound on I-205 and pulled up alongside a trooper at approximately…

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September 6, 2013 at 1:43 PM

Lightning-struck motorcyclist discharged from hospital

A Tenino motorcyclist who was struck by lightning on Interstate 5 during a rainstorm Thursday morning was released from Harborview Medical Center today, hospital spokeswoman Susan Gregg says. The 59-year-old man, who has not been identified, was riding along the freeway near Chehalis when he was hit by the bolt of lightning. Martin Zapalac and his wife…

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September 2, 2013 at 7:11 PM

Hitting barrier kills motorcyclist in Pierce County

A motorcycle rider was fatally injured when he hit a barrier on Highway 509 near Dash Point State Park in the Tacoma area about 5:30 p.m. Monday. State Patrol Trooper Guy Gill said the victim, an adult male, did not have a motorcycle endorsement on his driver’s license. Gill said excessive speed and passing in a no-passing area…

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July 26, 2013 at 7:43 AM

Man killed in motorcycle-car collision in West Seattle

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a car early Friday morning in West Seattle, police said. Around 3 a.m., a 62-year-old man on a Harley Davidson motorcycle traveling west on Southwest Oregon Street was struck at the intersection by a Jeep Liberty northbound on California Avenue Southwest. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the…

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July 11, 2013 at 12:38 PM

East Wenatchee motorcycle rider dies in deer crash

WENATCHEE (AP) — The Chelan County sheriff’s office says a motorcycle rider was killed in a collision with a deer. Terry Cutright of East Wenatchee was riding a Harley Davidson with his wife Saturday on the Entiat River Road when a deer ran in front of them. Both were thrown from the cycle in the crash. Terry…

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June 24, 2013 at 9:12 AM

Lynnwood motorcycle rider dies in collision with deer in Oregon

A Lynwood man died Sunday morning after his motorcycle struck a deer on a highway in north central Oregon. Oregon State Police say Randall L. Upshaw, 63, died sometime between 7 a.m. and  7:56 a.m.  yesterday. A passing motorist found Upshaw’s downed 2005 Honda motorcycle, a dead deer, and the victim lying along the highway.  Upshaw…

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May 26, 2013 at 7:59 PM

Motorcyclist, 24, killed in crash in Everett

A 24-year-old man died early Sunday evening after the motorcycle he was driving crashed on Highway 526 in Everett, police said. The motorcyclist was among a group of three motorcyle riders who were traveling east on the highway between Seaway Boulevard and Airport Road about 6:22 p.m. when he lost control of the vehicle, according to…

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