From the SPD Blotter:
On 10-25-09 at 10:00 p.m., a black Honda, CBR1100 Motorcycle, driven by a 32-year-old male was traveling westbound on S. Myrtle St. approaching Beacon Ave S. at a very high rate of speed.
At the same time a black Chrysler Crossfire was stopped at the red traffic signal on S. Myrtle St at Beacon Ave S facing westbound. The Crossfire started to continue westbound after the green light changed for westbound traffic, when it was struck from the rear by the motorcycle. The Motorcycle driver was thrown from the bike and struck by another vehicle which was traveling East bound on S. Myrtle.
The Seattle Fire Department responded to the scene and pronounced the 32-year-old male dead at the scene.
The King County Medical Examiner responded and gathered evidence and recover the body.
Traffic collision Detectives responded and investigated the collision and processed the scene.