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Motorcycle Accident on South 56th Street Kills 40-Year-Old Rider

TACOMA, WA (August 26, 2021) – A 40-year-old man died tragically in a motorcycle accident on South 56th Street on Sunday afternoon.

Officers were dispatched to a traffic collision on South 56th Street around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 22.

According to the Tacoma Police Department, the rider was speeding east on South 56th Street when a BMW sedan made a left turn onto South J Street and collided with the motorcycle.

The motorcyclist died at the scene as a result of the impact of the collision. Authorities withheld the victim’s identity until his next of kin were notified.

Following the incident, the WSP closed a portion of South 56th Street for several hours.

Authorities did not release any additional information at this time. However, the cause of the accident and factors involved remain under investigation.


Our law firm sends out our heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of the victim who are grieving over the loss of their loved one.


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