Motorcycle accident claims life of Asotin man

CLARKSTON, WA - Asotin County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a motorcycle accident that killed an Asotin man Wednesday evening.

According to Detective Jackie Nichols, 23-year-old Cole Caldwell was the only one involved in the accident. It happened on Scenic Way in Clarkston. At this time investigators don't believe drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash.

"The 23-year-old driver of the motorcycle, Cole Caldwell of Asotin, was transported to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center where unfortunately he succumbed to his injuries," said Nichols.

Sheriff's Office investigators and the coroner are still conducting tests to help them determine what caused the crash. The road was re-opened shortly after midnight.