Date: August 7, 2010, 08/07/10
Location: State Road 25, near milepost 37, Approximately 5 miles south of Hunters, WA
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Collision, Pickup Truck Accident
Outcome: One fatally injured
One man is dead after a fatal motorcycle accident in Stevens County. Apparently the driver of the motorcycle crossed the centerline on SR25 and struck the Ford pickup truck that was headed in the opposite direction. The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene.
We wish to express our most sincere sympathy for the family of Ralph Pfob who was fatally injured in this accident.
Fatal Motorcycle Accident Statistics
Five crash types account for 86% of fatal motorcycle crashes: motorcycle runs-off-road 41%, motorcycle or other vehicle runs traffic control 18%, head-on collision 11%, car turns in front of cycle 8% and motorcycle goes down in roadway 7%.