Federal Way Police and South King Fire and Rescue crews on scene of a fatal motorcycle accident on 356th Street on Thursday evening. Photo courtesy of SKFR

Federal Way Police and South King Fire and Rescue crews on scene of a fatal motorcycle accident on 356th Street on Thursday evening. Photo courtesy of SKFR

40-year-old motorcyclist dies in suspected DUI crash

It appears speed and alcohol may have been a factor in the crash, according to police.

A 40-year-old man died after his motorcycle crashed in Federal Way on Thursday evening.

It appears speed and alcohol may have been a factor in the crash, according to Federal Way Cmdr. Kurt Schwan, who was unable to provide more details.

Federal Way police and South King Fire and Rescue responded to the crash around 4 p.m. in the 800 block of SW 356th St. The roadway surrounding the crash was closed for several hours as the Major Accident Investigation Team investigated the collision, on 356th Street from 11th Avenue Southwest to 6th Avenue Southwest.

King County medical examiners have not yet identified the man.

The Mirror will update this story when more information becomes available.

Federal Way Police and South King Fire and Rescue crews on scene of a fatal motorcycle accident on 356th Street on Thursday evening. Photo courtesy of SKFR

Federal Way Police and South King Fire and Rescue crews on scene of a fatal motorcycle accident on 356th Street on Thursday evening. Photo courtesy of SKFR

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