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Motorcyclist Killed in Auburn Crash; Driver Arrested for DUI

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King County Sheriff’s Deputies and South King Fire & Rescue were dispatched to a car vs motorcycle collision just after 11:00 am Monday. According to witnesses, a Subaru collided with a motorcycle in the 32100 block of S Peasley Canyon Road.

The King County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the motorcyclist, Douglas Lewis (63) of Auburn, died at the scene.

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According to witnesses of the crash, the driver of the Subaru was passing in a no-passing lane. Where the driver went into the oncoming lane was a blind corner.  One witness told deputies the driver was driving much faster than the posted speed limit.

A post made on the King County Sheriff’s Facebook page states “the Subaru driver, a 60-year-old female, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of DUI. A search warrant for blood was completed and after going to a nearby hospital she was later booked into the King County Jail on investigation of Vehicular Homicide.”

King County MARR Detectives are investigating.

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