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Motorcyclist Dies in Collision at Evergreen Fair Drag Race

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 5, 2016

CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications, 
Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, 425-388-3377, Media line:  425-249-6263

MONROE, WASH. – A male riding his motorcycle as part of the Evergreen Fair drag races was killed when he collided with a bus at the track. The man is believed to be in his 30's or 40's and died at the scene.  The incident was reported around noon today.  Initial reports indicate that this was a new motorcycle for the rider and that he overshot the track, but exact cause and manner of the collision will be determined by investigators with the Sheriff's Office. 

Identification of the motorcycle rider, as well as cause and manner of his death, will be determined by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner.