Matthew Marker, 31, of Rapids City, Michigan, was killed in a single-car accident during a Washington state auto rally reports The Seattle Times. Marker’s navigator, Christopher Gordon, of Brooklyn Park, MN was not seriously injured in the accident.
Marker was participating in the Olympus Rally based in Ocean Shores, Washington when the accident occurred 10 miles northeast of Raymond. The Times said that Marker lost control of his vehicle at a curve during the 6th competitive stage of the event and went down an embankment and hit a tree.
Off Road.com reports that the sport of rally has not had a fatal accident since 2003.
The remaining competition stages of the day’s race were canceled after the accident.
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