Bothell man killed in motorcycle collision on SR-523

He was 23 years old.

A Bothell man was killed on the night of May 6 in a collision in Shoreline.

According to Washington State Patrol, at about 6:36 p.m., Jason Charles Yu, a 23-year-old man from Bothell, was traveling eastbound on a motorcycle on State Route 523 in Shoreline, when he struck a Seattle driver. Fifty-two-year-old Eve Angela Hammond, was traveling westbound in State Route 523, making a left turn on Northeast 145th Street and 17th Avenue Northeast.

Yu’s motorcycle struck Hammond’s vehicle on the right side and came to a “rest blocking lanes one and two of the Eastbound lanes,” according to the report. Yu was speeding and weaving in and out of traffic just before the crash.

Yu was taken to Harbowview Medical Center in Seattle, where he was pronounced dead. Hammond was uninjured. It is unknown if drugs or alcohol were involved.

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