The Washington State Patrol investigated a fatal collision in Oak Harbor Aug. 31. (Contributed photo)

The Washington State Patrol investigated a fatal collision in Oak Harbor Aug. 31. (Contributed photo)

Motorcyclist killed after colliding with pickup on Saturday

An Oak Harbor man was killed when his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck on North Whidbey Saturday night.

The Washington State Patrol reported that Carlton R. Miller, 27, was riding a 2008 Kawasaki ZX600 motorcycle south on State Highway 20 at about 9 p.m.

The motorcycle collided with a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado pickup at the intersection with Northeast 16th Avenue at the north end of Oak Harbor.

The pickup was driven by 51-year-old John C. Cornelius, of Oak Harbor, who was turning west onto Northeast 16th Avenue from northbound Highway 20.

Miller, who was wearing a helmet, was transported to WhidbeyHealth Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.

Cornelius was not injured.

The State Patrol report states that the cause of the accident is under investigation and it’s unknown whether drugs or alcohol were factors in the collision.

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