1 Dead in Battle Ground Motorcycle Accident
BATTLE GROUND, WA (March 17, 2020) – Sunday afternoon, Neal Karlsen was killed in a motorcycle accident on 182nd Street.
Clark County Police received reports of the crash around 2:40 p.m. Dispatchers arrived in the 26200 block of Northeast 182nd Avenue, near Battle Ground Lake State Park.
Authorities say 60-year-old Keith Kawazoe was riding his bicycle north when he struck tree debris that had fallen. As a result, he then fell into the northbound lane.
Meanwhile, Karlsen one of the riders from a group of five motorcyclists, struck Kawazoe. Karlsen lost control of his motorcycle and went directly into oncoming traffic. There, 18-year-old Brynna Childress struck Karlsen in a southbound pickup truck.
A LifeFlight helicopter ambulance transported Karlsen to a hospital for further treatment of life-threatening injuries. However, he was later pronounced dead due to the extent of his condition.
Meanwhile, Kawazoe and Childress were both transported to area hospitals with unknown injuries.
No further information has been released to the public at this time.
We are sending our condolences and heartfelt sympathies to the loved ones of Neal Karlsen during this difficult time.
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