1 killed in collision on SR 20 in Skagit County, officials say

1 killed in collision on SR 20 in Skagit County, officials say
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SKAGIT COUNTY, Wash. — A motorcyclist was killed in a collision on state Route 20 on Sunday in Skagit County, Washington State Patrol troopers said.

The crash happened at about 11:20 a.m.

Law enforcement said a motorcyclist was headed eastbound on the highway and crossed over the centerline, striking a vehicle headed westbound.

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The crash caused the motorcycle to come to a stop in an embankment, killing the rider, authorities said.

Troopers said speed was also a factor in the collision.

The investigation remains ongoing.