26-Year-Old Man Crashes into Parked Semi on SE 7th Street Near 136th Avenue
VANCOUVER, WA (February 10, 2018) – A 26-year-old man was pronounced dead in a motorcycle accident with a parked semi on southeast 7th Street near 136th Avenue, around 4:30 PM on Monday.
Chris Mayer was traveling westbound on 7th right before sunset, when he crashed into the back of a park semi-truck, according to Vancouver Police Department Corporal Brent Donaldson.
Bystanders try to assist the young man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries or damages were reported in this incident.
A section of Seventh St was blocked off for several hours while officials investigated the scene of the crash and interviewed witnesses in and around the nearby apartment building. Police believe that speed may have been a factor in the fatal crash.
A GoFundMe page was setup to help Mayer’s family with funeral expenses and family support.
Heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Chris Mayer. He leaves behind a 3-year-old son.
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