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BC Man Transported to Hospital Following Motorcycle Crash Near Pomeroy

POMEROY – Saturday, July 9, at just after 5:30 p.m., Washington State Patrol responded to a report of an injury collision involving a motorcycle on SR 12, near milepost 413, 9 miles east of Pomeroy.

The driver, 65-year-old Lorne Knechtel of Agassiz, BC, was headed westbound on SR 12 when he lost control of his motorcycle and veered from the roadway to the right.

Knechtel, who was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, was transported by ambulance to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center with unknown injuries. He was cited for improper lane usage.