Update: The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the deceased dirt bike operator as Zachary Rice, 23, of Buckley.
A dirt biker crashed into a parked vehicle in the Bonney Lake area and was killed late this afternoon, according to East Pierce Fire & Rescue.
The accident took place around 5 p.m. in the 20200 block of Rhododendron Drive East. Firefighters arrived to find the male dirt biker dead at the scene. Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the cause of the accident.