Motorcyclist dead,13-year-old passenger injured in crash on I-90 in Liberty Lake

<p><p>A motorcyclist is dead and his 13-year-old passenger is injured after the motorcyclist struck a car around 11:30 a.m. Saturday on Interstate 90 in Liberty Lake, troopers said.</p></p><p><p>Washington State Patrol said in a press memo that the motorcyclist, Trevor Conklin, 43, and his passenger, Theodore Conklin, 13, both of Spokane, were traveling east on I-90 behind Tammy Pfennig-Lange, 56, of Coeur d’Alene. Pfennig-Lange was driving a 2014 Toyota Camry. Pfennig-Lange allegedly slowed for heavy traffic and Trevor Conklin struck her vehicle, ejecting both of the Conklins, the memo said.</p></p><p><p>Trevor Conklin died at the scene, and Theodore Conklin was taken to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, troopers said. Both were wearing helmets.</p></p><p><p>Drugs and alcohol were not involved and WSP is investigating the crash, troopers said.</p></p><p><p> Eastbound I-90 lanes were cleared, according to an email from WSP at about 3:40 p.m., but the crash had caused “extensive” delays. The email said emergency vehicles were at the scene investigating a separate collision that happened in the backup.</p></p>