(By Staff Reports/Chewelah Independent)
Spokane man killed in motorcycle accident…
A 24-year old man on a motorcycle was killed in an auto accident on Tuesday night on Highway 395 at mile marker 207. The collision took the life of Spokane man Kaleb Michel, who was declared deceased on scene.
According to authorities, a Deer Park woman was driving a silver 2006 Subaru Legacy southbound on Highway 395 coming into Chewelah when Michel on his black 2009 Yamaha YZFR6 motocycle did not yield the right of way and struck the back of the vehicle.
Michel was wearing a USDOT-compliant helmet.
The Deer Park woman was uninjured in the accident.
The accident caused the highway to be blocked for some time, while investigators checked out the scene. A detour was available for traffic before it opened back up.