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Texas man dies weeks after crashing motorcycle on I-90 near Ritzville

RITZVILLE, Wash. - Washington State Patrol said a 65-year-old man from Texas died Tuesday, more than two weeks after he lost control of his motorcycle on I-90. 

Troopers said Eloy Benavidez was heading east at milepost 209 on May 5 when he tried to change lanes through a construction zone and lost control of his 2012 Harley Davidson. No other vehicles were involved. 

According to WSP, Benavidez was taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. He died from his injuries on May 22.  

WSP said Benavidez was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. 


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