Motorcyclist killed in multi-vehicle crash on I-5

Motorcyclist killed in multi-vehicle crash on I-5

Motorcyclist killed in multi-vehicle crash on I-5

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by Teresa Blackman, KGW.com Staff

kgw.com

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 2:28 PM

Updated Monday, Apr 7 at 9:51 PM

RIDGEFIELD, Wash. -- A motorcyclist was killed and an SUV driver seriously injured in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 in Ridgefield Monday afternoon, police said.

Investigators said an SUV, a motorcycle and a pickup truck collided under the Carty Road overpass.

The SUV rolled several times and the driver was seriously injured, police said. The driver of the pickup truck, Eldon Ford, says he has neck and back injuries after being hit from behind by the SUV.

Washington State Patrol says the truck was slowing and pulling over to the right shoulder when struck by the SUV. The driver of the SUV then lost control and hit the motorcyclist who was dead on the scene. WSP identified him as 60 yr old Dennis Sarton of Vancouver. 

The accident is under investigation with no decision made on possible charges or citations.

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