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Motorcyclist dies in collision with guardrail in Puyallup

Motorcyclist dies in collision with guardrail in Puyallup

Officers are on the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident on the exit ramp from SR 167 to EB SR 512 in Puyallup.

According to Trooper John Dattilo, Washington State Patrol (WSP) public information officer for Pierce and Thurston counties, the motorcyclist has died.

The report states that due to speeding, the driver crashed into a guardrail. The driver was thrown from the motorcycle and died at the scene of the accident.

WSP has identified the driver as 19-year-old Riley Bishop. Next of kin have been notified.

A portion of the ramp will be closed while police conduct their investigation.