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SATURDAY, AUG. 7, 2010, 5:11 P.M.

Motorcyclist killed in Stevens County crash

A motorcycle rider from Kelowna, B.C. was killed this morning in an accident in Stevens County.

Ralf Pfob, 59, was northbound on Highway 25 on a 1995 BMW motorcycle about 10 a.m. today. Andrew Postlewait, 39, of Everson, Wa., was southbound in a 2000 Ford pickup, towing a travel trailer. On a curve, Pfob crossed the centerline and hit the pickup, the Washington State Patrol reported.

Postlewait was not injured. Pfob was declared dead at the scene, WSP reported. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, which occurred about 5 miles south of Hunters.

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