Wind & speed factors in deadly motorcycle crash on Hwy. 195 - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Wind & speed factors in deadly motorcycle crash on Hwy. 195

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ROSALIA, Wash. - One person is dead after a motorcycle crashed on Highway 195, just north of Rosalia.  The wreck happened just before 8am, Monday. Washington State Patrol says that Hwy. 195 is now back open.

The motorcyclist is identified as 47 year old Paul E. Ganoung of Spokane.

WSP tells KHQ that Ganoung was traveling northbound on Hwy. 195 just south of Rosalia when a Whitman County Sheriff's deputy clocked the motorcyclist doing 80mph.  The deputy was going to pull Ganoung over but clocked another car doing an even faster speed and pulled that driver over instead.  

Ganoung hit a guardrail and was thrown from his motorcycle.  WSP says wind and speed were factors in the crash.

 

 

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