WISHRAM, Wash.-- A motorcycle rider has died after an accident on State Route 14, just east of Wishram, Washington Saturday, according to The Washington State Patrol.

The crash occurred when the 1992 Suzuki motorcycle driven by 48 year-old Sean Kennedy of The Dalles failed to negotiate a curve on SR14, and crossed the center line. Mr. Kennedy laid the vehicle down, and was struck by a 2013 Dodge Ram 2500 driven by 39 year-old Justin Hill of Goldendale, Wash. Mr. Kennedy was declared deceased at the scene.

Troopers cite excessive speed as the cause of the crash.