Police identify man killed in motorcycle crash

By Paul Suarez, Columbian web producer

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Updated: July 10, 2012, 8:48 PM

 

Vancouver police on Tuesday afternoon identified the man killed in Monday afternoon motorcycle crash as Jason Moe, 23, of Vancouver.

The crash was reported Monday afternoon at 4:24 p.m. at the intersection of Mill Plain Boulevard and Southeast 136th Avenue.

Firefighters on Monday said Moe was southbound on 136th just south of Mill Plain on a lime-green Kawasaki Ninja. Observers said the driver of a white Buick SUV was turning left into the rear entrance of Columbia Square shopping center when the motorcycle hit the right side of the SUV.

Moe was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman driving the SUV was sent to a local hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening. Her name is not being released at this time, police spokeswoman Kim Kapp said on Tuesday.

The Vancouver police traffic unit is investigating.