Motorcycle fatality on local road

  • Written by Don Mann
Bothell resident Aaron Lyle Odegard, 26, was killed when his motorcycle collided with a van at the 17000 block of of Woodinville- Redmond Road on Wednesday (June 15) in unincorporated King County.

Odegard was pronounced dead at the scene at about 3:30 p.m.

According to King County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. John Urquhart, a 2005 Chevrolet Express van was southbound on Woodinville- Redmond Road (SR 202) when it made a left turn into a private driveway. The motorcycle, a 2006 Suzuki 750, was northbound and had just passed another vehicle. The motorcycle hit the right rear corner of the van.

"Bystanders began CPR on the patient prior to us arriving on the scene," Woodinville Fire & Rescue Community Services Officer David Weed said. "We had units on the scene almost immediately and our medics tried to revive him but it was obvious he was deceased. It appeared he died instantly."

The driver of the van was a 56-year-old Woodinville man.

The accident is still under investigation and there have been no arrests or citations.

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