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Two killed in Whitman County crash identified

Two people killed Friday in a motorcycle accident Whitman County have been identified.

William and Kathleen Russell, both of Albion, were killed after their 2005 Harley Davidson collided with a truck on Pullman–Albion Road.

The Russells were westbound on Pullman-Albion near State Route 27, when a truck, driven by Brandon Reynolds, 27, of Moscow, attempted to turn left into a private driveway in front of them, the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office said.

Kathleen Russell, 59, was pronounced dead at the scene. William Russell, 55, was transported to Pullman Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later, officials said.

Reynolds was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation by the sheriff’s office and the Washington State Patrol.