Motorcyclist killed in crash near Loon Lake

Published On: Sep 03 2012 12:25:06 PM PDT   Updated On: Sep 04 2012 05:35:23 AM PDT
Highway 292 fatal motorcycle crash
LOON LAKE, Wash. -

One person was killed in a collision between a car and a motorcycle on Highway 292 near Loon Lake Monday morning.

The crash happened near Jumpoff Joe Road just after 11 a.m.

Washington State Patrol troopers at the crash scene said that a car was traveling westbound on Highway 292 with the motorcycle following behind. The driver of the car went to make a left-hand turn off Highway 292 and the motorcyclist failed to stop, hitting the car.

The motorcyclist, Shawn S. Towry, 24, of Mead, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers investigated the crash until about 2 p.m. Traffic was detoured around the crash and onto East Old Springdale Highway.