Man Dead in Fatal Crash on Hwy 36
On September 22, 2018 at approximately 1230 hours, [a male driver from Washington state] was riding his 2003 BMW motorcycle westbound on SR-36, approximately 3 miles east of South Fork Mountain Road. For an unknown reason, [he] did not successfully negotiate a turn.
The BMW left the roadway and continued down a… steep embankment, where it collided with several trees. [He] was ejected from the motorcycle and sustained fatal injuries as a result of the collision, succumbing to his injuries at the scene.
Alcohol or drugs are not believed to have been a factor in the collision.