Hwy. 2 motorcycle wreck kills Monroe correctional officer

Legal news for Washington motorcycle accident attorneys. A two-vehicle collision left one person dead after a car pulled out in front of the biker.

Washington motorcycle accident lawyers alert- Snohomish County sheriff is investigating a motorcycle accident that killed a correctional officer.

Snohomish County, WA—A fatal motorcycle-car crash left a 47-year-old state corrections officer dead on Wednesday afternoon, February 18, 2010. The motorcycle reportedly crashed into the car when the vehicle pulled out in front of biker around 3:30 p.m. in Sultan, as reported by KOMO News.

Snohomish County sheriff’s officers reported that Lt. Bruce Ramsey, 47, of Sultan was headed westbound on Highway 2, when suddenly a Honda sedan pulled into Ramsey’s path from Rice Road, causing the collision. Ramsey apparently was not able to stop his motorcycle at the time and slammed into the back of the Honda, that was driven by a 16-year-old Marysville girl. Ramsey was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by responding emergency teams. The Honda’s driver and her passenger, a 17-year-old boy, remained uninjured in the wreck. So far, police officials have not cited anyone for the fatal crash. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Collision Investigation Unit is conducing a full investigation into the horrific accident. It is unknown if drugs and alcohol were factors.

Ramsey was reportedly a corrections officer at the Monroe Correctional Complex for 25 years. In 2007 he was honored with the supervisor of the year award.

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for Washington motorcycle accident lawyers.