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Detectives Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Collision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 14, 2016

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

EDMONDS, WASH. – Detectives are investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred around 8 p.m. on 60th Ave W near the intersection of 148th St SW.  The male motorcycle rider, believed to be in his 50's, was traveling westbound on 148th St SW at a high rate of speed when witnesses said he crossed over into the other lane and went off the roadway into a ditch.  Two bystanders administered CPR to the victim, but the motorcycle rider died at the scene.  

The road will be closed from from 60th Pl to 60th Ave W for several hours for the investigation.

Identification of the decedent, as well as cause and manner of death, will be provided by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner.