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Motorcyclist Found With Gunshot Wound Dies On Whitman County Highway

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WHITMAN COUNTY, Wash. - Investigators are working to figure out the events leading up to the death of a motorcyclist on Highway 23 Wednesday morning.

The Washington State Patrol found Johnny Winter, 56, dead in the road Tuesday about three miles south of Sprague with a gunshot wound to hid head. Investigators said it also appears the driver left the roadway at some point and struck a rock embankment.

Troopers said they did find a gun at the scene but the case is still under investigation.

The road was closed briefly but was reopened by early Wednesday.

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