- Associated Press - Friday, August 25, 2017

PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. (AP) - The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has released names of the man who died in a motorcycle crash and the woman passenger who was injured.

The Peninsula Daily News reports (https://bit.ly/2xzd44z ) 77-year-old Gustave Brush died on scene Monday afternoon after the crash on Center Road.

Seventy-year-old passenger Gayle Johnson is the woman who was airlifted to a hospital in Seattle after the crash. Johnson left the hospital Monday night.

The Sheriff’s Office found that Brush had hit a large bird, which caused him to swerve off the road.

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue firefighters attempted to revive the motorcycle driver, but their attempts were unsuccessful.


Information from: Peninsula Daily News, https://www.peninsuladailynews.com

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