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53-year-old Richard Choptij dead after a motorcycle crash in Granite Falls (Granite Falls, WA)

Authorities identified 53-year-old Richard Choptij as the man who lost his life following a two-vehicle collision Wednesday in Granite Falls.

The fatal motorcycle crash took place on Highway 92 and Jordan Road. According to the investigation reports, Richard Choptij was riding his motorcycle shortly before noon, going towards a roundabout at Highway 92 and Jordan Road.

At some point of time, the dump truck in front of the motorcyclist slowed down, and Choptij slammed into it. Choptij’s cause of death was blunt force injuries, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office said Thursday. Charges are not expected to be filed at this time. No further details were provided.

The incident remains under investigation.

May 13, 2022

Source: Herald Net

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