Motorcyclists Die in Crash

Two motorcyclists died Saturday after colliding on U.S. Highway 101 near Fulton Creek Road in Jefferson County.

The Washington State Patrol reports that a northbound Harley Davidson motorcycle failed to negotiate a curve, crossed the center line and collided with a southbound Honda motorcycle in the southbound lane. Both riders were ejected and both died.

The highway was block for over four hours.

The rider on the Harley has been identified as Charles E. Manley, 71 of Olympia.
The rider on the Honda has been identified as Gary K. Francis, 65 of Puyallup.