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CIU Investigates Fatal Motorcycle Crash in South Everett
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 15, 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
EVERETT, Wash. –The Sheriff’s Office Collision Investigation Unit responded to a fatal collision near the 13200 block of 4th Ave W around 2:30 p.m. yesterday. A motorcycle was traveling on 4th Ave W when the driver crossed the centerline and struck an oncoming SUV. The driver of the motorcycle, a 63 year-old Everett man, died at the scene. The driver of the SUV was uninjured. The road was closed for several hours Wednesday evening while detectives investigated the crash.
Detectives believe speed may have been a contributing factor in the crash. Identification of the deceased, as well as cause and manner, are pending from the Snohomish County Medical Examiner.