CASHMERE – A Cashmere motorcyclist was injured today when he struck a deer while riding eastbound on Highway Two about 4 miles west of Wenatchee.
It happened around 5:30 in the morning. The State Patrol identified the man as 64 year old Richard Duston.
Troopers say Duston was ejected from his bike over the Jersey Barrier into the westbound lanes. He was transported to Central Washington Hospital for treatment.
Washington State Patrol Media Report:
DATE: 20171115 TIME: 0533 INV UNIT: 561 – TROOPER GOULD
LOCATION:W2 MP116 4 MILES WEST OF WENATCHEE
COUNTY:CHELAN COLLISION REPORT NUMBER:SECTOR CASE FILE:
NBR VEH: 01 CARS: 00 TRUCKS: 00 MOTORCYCLES: 01 PEDESTRIANS: 00
NBR INJ: 01 DECEASED: 00 DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: NO
NAME: DUSTON, RICHARD L AGE: 64 YEARS SEX:MALE MC ENDORSEMENT: YES
CITY: CASHMERE DRIVER VEH 01 BELT/HELMET: YES-USDOT COMPLIANT HELMET
INJ/DISP: INJURED TRANSPORTED BY AID TO CENTRAL WASHINGTON HOSPITAL
VEH1: SILVER 2000 HONDA VT1100 MOTORCYCLE
DAMAGE/DISP: REPORTABLE IMPOUNDED TO RANDYS TOW
VEHICLE ONE WAS TRAVELING EASTBOUND ON SR2 IN THE LEFT LANE. VEHICLE STRUCK A DEER, THE DRIVER WAS EJECTED OVER THE JERSEY BARRIER INTO THE LEFT LANE OF WESTBOUND SR2.
DEER IN THE ROAD