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Motorcyclist critically injured in Steven County

A motorcyclist was critically injured Friday afternoon after he lost control of his Harley Davidson while trying to pass another vehicle in Steven County, the Washington State Patrol reported. Carl A. Schmidt, 55, of Shaw Island in Washington, was southbound on state Highway 25 one mile south of Gifford when he attempted a pass in a no passing zone and crashed about 1:30 p.m., WSP said in a news release. He was transported to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center where he was listed in critical condition Friday evening. Schmidt was wearing a helmet.
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