Lake Stevens man, 54, dies in early morning motorcycle crash

Curtis Hamilton died at the scene from blunt force injuries. The crash is still under investigation.

GRANITE FALLS —A Lake Stevens man died in a motorcycle crash near Granite Falls early Thursday morning.

Just before 2 a.m. deputies responded to a single-vehicle motorcycle crash. Curtis L. Hamilton, 54, died at the scene from blunt force injuries, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office said Thursday afternoon.

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Collision Investigation Unit was called out to the scene near the 17000 block of Engebretsen Road. It remained there for several hours and is working to determine the cause of the crash.

Detectives believe the motorcycle went around a corner and slid into a guardrail, the sheriff’s office reported.

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