A motorcycle rider died after colliding with a car about 5:40 p.m. Wednesday on North Nevada Street, near Euclid Avenue, according to a Spokane Police Department news release.
Callers told police the motorcycle rider was not moving after the collision, the release said. Police at the scene immediately began life-saving measures.
Spokane Fire Department personnel arrived shortly after and took over before they pronounced the rider dead at the scene, according to the release.
Investigators from the Spokane police Collision Investigation Unit responded to the scene to investigate. Witnesses and evidence show speed and improper braking seem to have played parts in causing the motorcyclist to lose control, the release said.
The other involved driver was not intoxicated, stayed at the scene and was “very cooperative” with investigators, the release said. Many witnesses stayed to give police information.
The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet approved by the Department of Transportation, according to the release.
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