Hermiston Man Dies in Crash on Saturday

A Hermiston man dies in a motorcycle crash near Mabton Saturday.

According to the Washington State Patrol, 75 year old Sherman Brown was following 62 year old John Patrick of Hermiston on Glade Road.

Brown attempted to make a turn when he lost control of his bike, struck Patrick, and went off the road.

Brown was thrown from his bike and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Patrick was not injured.  The WSP says the cause of the crash was an improper turn.