UPDATE: Hwy. 2 Now Open After Fatal Crash - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Hwy. 2 Now Open After Fatal Crash

© Washington State Patrol closed Hwy. 2 north of Riverside to investigate the fatal crash (Photo: KHQ / Gabe Ferguson) © Washington State Patrol closed Hwy. 2 north of Riverside to investigate the fatal crash (Photo: KHQ / Gabe Ferguson)
RIVERSIDE, Wash. -

KHQ.COM - Highway 2 just north of Riverside is now open after a fatal crash. We are still waiting on more details from Washington State Patrol. Will will update you here on khq.com once we get them.

**Previous Coverage**

One person died Friday morning following a crash involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle on Newport Highway north of Riverside.

The crash happened on US 2 at Bailey Rd. in the southbound lane around shortly before 9:30. Washington State Patrol said the driver a pickup truck pulled to the side of the road while heading north and then attempted to make a u-turn on the highway. A man driving a motorcycle slammed into the truck as it made the u-turn.

Troopers said the man on the motorcycle died. The driver of the pickup truck had minor injuries and was taken to the hospital.

WSP said it would reveal the name of the person who died after all of his family has been notified of the accident. The identity of the pickup driver is also being withheld for the time-being.

Investigators said they were not sure whether the driver of the pickup would be cited for anything. It is legal to make a u-turn on that particular stretch of road.

Troopers said US2 would remain closed near Bailey Rd. until early afternoon while they conduct their investigation.

 

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