Motorcyclist killed in accident east of Colfax

UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19, 2012, 1:52 P.M.

An 81-year-old Richland man was killed in a motorcycle accident this morning east of Colfax.

Bernard Biddle was headed east on state Highway 272 about three miles east of Colfax around 10:51 a.m., the Washington State Patrol reported. On a right-hand curve, his 2001 Suzuki motorcycle crossed the centerline and went off the road.

Biddle was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:14 a.m.

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