Motorcyclist died in crash at Mount Rainier Sept. 11

A motorcyclist died Thursday when he went off Stevens Canyon Road at Mount Rainier National Park.

The accident happened at the east end of Stevens Canyon. There were no witnesses to the accident, although the victim was riding with friends when he went off the road at a hairpin turn, park spokeswoman Patti Wold said in a news release issued Monday morning. Park climbing rangers conducted the technical recovery of the man’s body.

The Washington State Patrol is assisting with the investigation.

Additional details were not available.