67-year-old Man killed in Motorcycle Collision

DESCRIPTION: A 67-year-old man from Victoria B.C. died on Friday afternoon when his motorcycle collided with a deer while driving on Highway 101, south of Forks. The man was wearing a helmet, and it was determined that he had been going 70mph in a 60mph zone before the moment of impact. Despite administering CPR, officials declared him dead at the scene.

TYPE OF ACCIDENT: Motorcycle Collision
CAUSE: Deer in road.
DATE: October 31, 2010
TIME: ~4:30pm
LOCATION: Highway 101, south of Forks
NUMBER OF VEHICLES: 1
     CARS: 0
     TRUCKS/SUVs: 0
     MOTORCYCLES: 1
     PEDESTRIANS: N/A
NUMBER INJURED: 0
NUMBER DECEASED: 1
DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: None.
PERSONS INVOLVED: 1
VEHICLES INVOLVED: 1
INVESTIGATING AGENCY: Washington State Patrol
MEDICAL ASSISTANCE: N/A
LEGAL ANALYSIS:  Deer in roadway was the cause of the crash but motorcyclist was also speeding at the time of collision.
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