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By Rod Larse
The Journal 

Bicyclist injured in crash near Othello


Last updated 12/22/2021 at 5:01pm

OTHELLO – A bicyclist was injured Dec. 15 in a collision with a pickup on state Highway 26.

The crash occurred at 5:30 p.m. near Milepost 39, about a mile west of the city.

According to the Washington State Patrol, Wayne S. Allen, 48, of Seattle, was westbound in a 2019 Ford F350 pickup truck, at the time of the crash.

The bicyclist, Marco A Martinez, 29, of Othello, was riding westbound on the shoulder of the highway, but crossed into the westbound lane of travel as the pickup approached, the patrol reported. He was struck by the vehicle.

Martinez was airlifted to Sacred Heart Medica...

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