Motorcycle rider killed in Smokey Point Boulevard crash

MARYSVILLE — A man driving a motorcycle was killed in a three-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon in the 12700 block of Smokey Point Boulevard, officials said.

Police didn’t release the man’s name, pending notification of his family. His age and hometown were not immediately available,

He was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, but died within hours of the crash.

The accident occurred shortly after noon.

The motorcycle collided with a SUV and then a pickup truck travelling in the opposite direction, according to Marysville police report.

A woman from Marysville was driving the SUV. She was not injured.

Three people in the pickup also were not injured.

Smokey Point Boulevard was closed to traffic for several hours from 116th Street NE north to 128th Street NE.

The collision is being investigated by the Marysville Police Department Collision Investigation Team. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Collision Investigation Unit helped take measurements and create a diagram of the crash scene.

More in Local News

Herald photos of the week

A weekly collection of The Herald’s top images by staff photographers and… Continue reading

High-speed, tire-shredding Marysville chase ends in capture

The 28-year-old driver is now being held for investigation of more than 25 criminal counts.

Election results for Snohomish County school districts

Updated 2/16: Here are the returns for Tuesday’s special election ballot measures.

School levies still passing in 3 districts after latest tally

In the initial count, ballot measures in Lake Stevens, Marysville and Snohomish had been losing.

7-hour police standoff near Lynnwood ends with surrender

Deputies seized a rifle, pellet gun and knife at the scene.

Scattered power outages around region after gusty Saturday

Up to 2 inches of snow could fall in some lowland areas of Snohomish County, forecasters said.

Front Porch

EVENTS Learn about the microgrid Snohomish County PUD plans an open house… Continue reading

Ban on bump-fire stocks makes progress in State House

The Senate approved the bill but would need to vote on any changes made by the House.

We might see snow in the lowlands this weekend

Snow in the mountain passes will definitely be deep, forecasters say.

Most Read