Fatality Occurs on Forest Service 90 Rd

Tuesday, 21 July, 2020

On 7/18/2020 at approximately 1:00 pm, North Country EMS and Deputy’s were dispatched to a single motorcycle collision with serious injury, on the USFS 90 Road at milepost 1, just east of Cougar, Washington. Upon arrival Deputies found the rider, Michael E.K. Holman, 30, Redmond, Oregon deceased.

According to witness statements and evidence at the scene, Holman was operating his 2004 Suzuki GSX 750, eastbound on the USFS 90 road, when he failed to negotiate a curve. Holman and his motorcycle impacted a guardrail, dislodging 2 posts and going over an embankment. It was determined speed was a contributing factor in the collision.