Kittitas County deputy collides with motorcycle

YAKIMA — A collision that injured two people on a motorcycle in the Yakima River Canyon involved a marked Kittitas County sheriff’s patrol car.

The Washington State Patrol said Deputy Mark Rickey was making a U-turn Saturday on Highway 821 near Selah when he collided with the motorcycle.

The deputy was not injured. A Selah couple on the cycle, 24-year-old Donald Sadler and 25-year-old Mahannah Sadler, were taken to a Yakima hospital. A friend told Yakima Herald-Republic the two are recovering from broken bones.

Three other motorcycles in a group had passed the patrol car before it started to turn in front of the Sadlers’ motorcycle.

No citations have been issued. The State Patrol is investigating.

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Information from: Yakima Herald-Republic, http://www.yakimaherald.com

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