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Motorcyclist killed in wreck near Pomeroy

A Pullman motorcyclist was killed Thursday afternoon when an Othello driver pulled out in front of him from a rest area near Pomeroy, said the Washington State Patrol.

Troy M. Kinnaman, 23, was headed west on Highway 12 on his Honda cycle when Keith Russell, 65, drove his Dodge Ram pickup and trailer onto the highway, said the state patrol.

Kinnaman, who was wearing a helmet, died after colliding with the trailer.

The accident happened just before 4 p.m. at the rest area about 13 miles west of Pomeroy, said the state patrol.

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