PEND OREILLE COUNTY, Wash. -- A man was injured after a motorcycle crash north of Newport Sunday.
Washington State Patrol said the 46-year-old male driver was heading westbound on McKenzie near Bennett Road and lost control of his vehicle on a curve. The man was ejected off the motorcycle when it careened off the roadway, according to authorities.
Investigators said alcohol and speed were a factor in the crash.
The man was transported to Newport Hospital. The extent of his injuries was not known.