17 Yr Old Killed in Motorcycle Accident

A 17 yr old is killed Thursday afternoon as the result of a motorcycle accident. Below is the official release from the Kennewick Police Department:

On June 14, 2012 at 4:06 P.M the Kennewick Police Department responded to a report of a motorcycle versus truck collision at the intersection of 45th Ave. and Olympia St.  The motorcycle, being ridden by Tanner Holman, 17, from Kennewick, was traveling west on 45th Ave.  Witnesses reported that the motorcycle failed to stop for the stop sign and entered the intersection.  The motorcycle struck a truck which was traveling northbound on Olympia St.  The force of the impact caused the truck to roll over. 

Holman was transported by ambulance to Kennewick General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. 

The collision is currently under investigation by the Kennewick Police Traffic Unit but it appears speed and failing to stop for the stop sign are contributing factors.