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Fatal motorcycle crashes on the rise in Washington, data shows

TACOMA — There have been 755 motorcycle-involved wrecks in Washington this year, 34 of which were fatal, according to state Department of Transportation data.

Six of those fatal crashes and 40 of the state’s 250 wrecks that were thought to involve serious injuries happened in Pierce County this year, according to WSDOT’s Crash Data Portal.

The past two years were particularly deadly for motorcyclists in the state.

The Washington Traffic Safety Commission put out a news release in May, National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, about an increase in fatal wrecks in 2019 and 2020.

“We are concerned about the high number of motorcycle rider deaths and we know that we can all work to prevent these deaths,” Shelly Baldwin, director of the commission, said in the release. “Drivers can watch out for motorcyclists. Riders can improve their skills through training. All of us can respect speed limits and ride and

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Washington motorcycle fatalities increased in recent years

There have been 755 motorcycle-involved wrecks in Washington this year, 34 of which were fatal, according to state Department of Transportation data.

Six of those fatal crashes and 40 of the state’s 250 wrecks that were thought to involve serious injuries happened in Pierce County this year, according to WSDOT’s Crash Data Portal.

At least three of Pierce County’s fatal crashes were in the past month or so. A motorcyclist died in a wreck near University Place on Tuesday; another died earlier this month from a crash in Tacoma; and an accident in June killed a motorcyclist in the South Hill area.

Those statewide and Pierce County figures did not include a fatal motorcycle wreck that happened Thursday night on state Route 7 in Tacoma.

The past two years were particularly deadly for motorcyclists in the state.

The Washington Traffic Safety Commission put out a news release in May

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Witness to fatal motorcycle crash said driver lost control, vehicle flipped – The Advocate-Messenger

A fatal motorcycle wreck in Boyle County on Thursday night resulted in the death of Ryan Turner, 29, of Harrodsburg.

Boyle County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Chris Stratton said witness Steven Turner, who was a fellow motorcyclist, along with Ryan Turner when the accident happened, said Ryan Turner was attempting to pass a car when his motorcycle began wobbling, and then he hit the curb and wrecked.

“He was thrown,” Stratton said. “The motorcycle flipped several times.”

Boyle County Deputy Coroner and Director of Emergency Management Mike Wilder said EMS was dispatched to the scene at 9:46 p.m.

The accident took place just 100 yards west of the “Welcome to Perryville” sign on U.S. Highway 150 West, so it happened just outside of Perryville city limits, said Perryville Fire Department Chief Anthony Young.

Stratton said when responders got to the scene they found Ryan Turner lying in the grass about

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