Auburn motorcyclist dies in crash on I-5

  • Wednesday, September 5, 2018 2:30pm
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A motorcyclist from Auburn was killed late Thursday morning, Aug. 30 in a crash along Interstate 5, near the Michigan Street on-ramp in Georgetown, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim as 42-year-old Joshua Burgess.

According to the state patrol, Burgess was traveling on Michigan Street to southbound I-5 around 11:23 a.m. when he lost control of his 2016 Indian Chief 1811CC, struck a barrier and was ejected. He died at the scene.

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