Motorcyclist discovers fishing line tied across road near Tacoma

Authorities have opened an investigation after a Washington man nearly crashed his motorcycle after he drove through fishing line tied across a road.


Alex Teston says he received a minor cut to his neck after driving in Graham southeast of Tacoma on Friday night.


Teston says the line over the road jerked him back on his motorcycle but he was able to maintain control. He later discovered a horizontal cut on his neck where the line connected.


Teston reported the incident to authorities Tuesday.


The Pierce County Sheriff's Department says investigators found the line that may have been tied from a utility pole to tree across the road.


Authorities ask that people with information on the fishing line to contact the sheriff's department.

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