UPDATE–Charges Pending After Motorcycle Crash Near Kennewick
UPDATE---see below story
The Washington State Patrol says charges are pending for a motorcycle rider following a Monday night crash.
Motorcycle tries to pass truck and trailer
Around 7:50 PM, the WSP says the motorcycle rider and a passenger were southbound on SR 397 near the Kennewick city limits when the bike attempted to pass a truck towing a trailer as the truck was turning into a parking lot.
According to the WSP, the motorcycle struck the truck, spilling the rider and their passenger. Both were wearing helmets, said WSP Troopers. KVEW-TV reports they were taken to an area hospital, but their condition is not known.
WSP says drugs or alcohol were NOT a factor, but charges are pending against the motorcycle rider. What those charges are is not yet known.
UPDATE-- KEPR-TV and WSP are reporting the woman who was a passenger on the motorcycle driven by 44-year-old Samual Ramos of Richland has died from injuries in the crash. 41-year-old Monique Garcia of Pasco reportedly died around 1:20 AM Tuesday, according to WSP Troopers.