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CIU Investigates Fatal Collision in Granite Falls 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 2, 2019

CONTACT: Courtney O’Keefe, Communications Specialist, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Courtney.O’Keefe@snoco.org, 425-388-3865, Media line: 425-249-6263

GRANITE FALLS, Wash. –The Sheriff’s Office Collision Investigation Unit is investigating a fatal collision near the 17000 block of Engebretsen Road. Just before 2 a.m. deputies responded to a single-vehicle motorcycle crash. The driver of the motorcycle, a 54 year-old Lake Stevens man, died at the scene.

Detectives believe the motorcycle went around a corner and slid into a guardrail. The motorcycle was reported stolen out of Mukilteo. Detectives remained on scene for several hours during the investigation Thursday morning. CIU is still working to determine the cause of the collision. Identification of the deceased, as well as cause and manner, are pending from the Snohomish County Medical Examiner. 

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