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1 injured and 1 arrested on vehicular assault charge after Sunday night motorcycle crash on Trent Avenue

A vehicle rolled over after striking a motorcycle on Trent Avenue on Sunday night.   (Washington State Police)

A man has been arrested under suspicion of DUI vehicular assault after striking a motorcycle driver as the two were traveling along Trent Avenue on Sunday night, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Beau Younker, 41, was driving west on Trent “at a high rate of speed” at about 10:40 p.m. when his vehicle struck 63-year-old Steven Seifert’s motorcycle, police said. Seifert fell from the motorcycle, while Younker’s vehicle, a Subaru, rolled and eventually slid to a stop.

Drug or alcohol use is suspected, although speed was the cause of the crash, police said. Both drivers were transported to Sacred Heart. Younker was wearing a seat belt, and Seifert was wearing a helmet.