Seattle man injured in motorcycle wreck near bridge

SHINE — A motorcyclist was in stable condition Sunday afternoon after he was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle following a wreck on state Highway 104 near the Hood Canal Bridge.

Charles T. Hanson, 62, of Seattle lost control of the motorcycle while driving westbound on state Highway 104 at milepost 14 at about 4:58 p.m. Saturday, according to the State Patrol.

Hanson, who was wearing a helmet, swerved into the eastbound guardrail and was ejected from the motorcycle, going up and over the guardrail, landing near a power pole.

The motorcycle continued upright for 600 feet along the guardrail and came to rest in the eastbound shoulder, according to the State Patrol.

The cause of the wreck remained under investigation, according to the State Patrol.

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Reporter Jesse Major can be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. 56250, or at [email protected] dailynews.com.

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