Update: Two fatalities in Saturday night motorcycle accident

Enumclaw Fire Department emergency personnel and King County Sheriff's deputies responded to a single motorcycle accident that took the life of a male and female riders.

Enumclaw Fire Department emergency personnel and King County deputies responded to a motorcycle accident that took the life of a 60-year-old man and 31-year-old woman from Enumclaw.

The crash occurred at about 10:15 p.m. at the connection of Southeast 392nd and Southeast 400th.

According to Sgt. Cindi West, spokeswoman from the King County Sheriff’s Office, the man was driving the motorcycle and the woman was riding on the back.

“(The) driver failed to negotiate the left curve off of Southeast 392nd and collided with the outside guardrail,” West wrote in an email. “Both driver and passenger were ejected off the motorcycle. Both were dead on the scene.”

West added, “There was evidence of excessive speed. Toxicology results are pending.”

 

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