Motorcyclist killed in Blanchard Road wreck near Elk

Motorcyclist killed in Blanchard Road wreck near Elk

Motorcyclist killed in Blanchard Road wreck near Elk

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on September 4, 2013 at 7:18 PM

Updated Thursday, Sep 5 at 10:08 AM

NEAR ELK, WASH. -- A motorcyclist is dead after a crash near Elk, Washington, according to authorities.

The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of East Blanchard Road and North Jackson Road.  No other vehicles were involved.  When deputies arrived on scene, they found a 42-year-old male rider deceased.  He was a Spokane County resident.

Investigators were on scene until 1:00 a.m. Thursday morning.  Investigators said the rider failed to negotiate a curve on Blanchard, drove off the road and struck a tree.

It was not known if drugs or alcohol played a role in the collision.  The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office planned to provide the victim's identity and cause of death after an autopsy was completed.

 

 

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