Kirkland motorcyclist dies in SR 599 accident

A Kirkland man was pronounced dead after being thrown from his motorcycle after hitting a guardrail and getting struck by another vehicle on State Route 599 Friday, according to Washington State Patrol.

The 35-year-old Kirkland man traveling northbound on State Route 599 just north of Interurban Avenue in Tukwila was riding a 2005 Suzuki VS 1400 motorcycle. He struck a guardrail and was ejected off his motorcycle. He came to rest in lane two of the highway; the motorcycle came to rest on the shoulder.

A 2007 Cadillac Escalade traveling northbound on State Route 599 struck the Kirkland man. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Kirkland motorcyclist was wearing his helmet. His family has been notified of his death.

State patrol is investigating the accident.

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