Cashmere Motorcyclist Injured

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A close-up photo of police lights by night

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.

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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

———————————-PERSON(S) INVOLVED—————————-

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

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————————————-DESCRIPTION——————————–

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.

—————————————CAUSE————————————

DEER IN THE ROAD

————————————–CHARGES———————————–

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