Motorcyclist killed, other driver injured in collision north of Spokane

<p><p>A 58-year-old motorcyclist died after the driver of another vehicle allegedly failed to yield and collided with the motorcyclist around 5 p.m. Friday near Colbert. </p></p><p><p>Russell Brookshire, of Chattaroy, died at the scene, according to the Washington State Patrol.</p></p><p><p>Judith Meehan, 81, of Colbert, was driving a 2015 Chevrolet Traverse west on Colbert Road and proceeded from a stop sign to enter the northbound lanes of State Route 2, WSP said in a news memo. Meehan allegedly failed to yield the right of way to Brookshire, who was traveling north on the highway. Meehan allegedly collided with Brookshire in the right northbound lane.</p></p><p><p>Meehan, who was wearing a seatbelt, was taken to the hospital. Brookshire was not wearing a compliant helmet, WSP said.</p></p><p><p>No drugs or alcohol were involved and charges are possible for Meehan, troopers said. Both vehicles were totaled.</p></p>