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507/Old McKenna Rd. back-ups due to collision & killed bicyclist

Photo credit: Trooper Brooke Bova‏ @wsp

– “Bicyclist hit and killled by truck in Yelm”
” A bicyclist is dead after colliding with a truck on state Route 507 Sunday.

The truck was headed westbound and hit the man near Old McKenna Road at milepost 30, Trooper Philips with The Washington State Patrol said,” by KOMO Staff.
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Tweet by Trooper Brooke Bova‏ @wsp, 5:30pm
“Update: Driver left his lane for unknown reason & stuck 19 y/o male bicyclist on right shoulder. Driver not impaired. -Trp Phillips

“The bicyclist identified as Martin Valencia died at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet.

The driver of the pickup truck identified as Evan Hartkopf [age 56] was charged with negligent driving, driving with a suspended license and he had no insurance,” by Q13 News Staff.
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Posted by Steve on August 13, 2017 at 5:45 pm | Permalink

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