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21-year-old dirt bike rider dies in Pierce County creek

Lights and sirensORTING — A 21-year-old Buckley dirt bike rider was killed Friday after he hit some logs, fell into Voights Creek and was washed downstream, Orting Valley Fire and Rescue said.

According to a witness, Orting Valley Fire said, the rider struck a log and was thrown into the creek. He was swept about 100 yards downstream.

Voights Creek is a tributary of the Carbon River.

Firefighters attempted CPR, but the victim was declared dead at the scene.




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