GRANDVIEW--A 23-year old Mabton man is dead after his motorcycle is hit by a car Saturday night.
Washington State Patrol troopers say Hector Sosa-Ruiz was thrown from his bike after a driver failed to yield.
State troopers say Sosa-Ruiz was driving north on Wilson Highway in Grandview around 10:30 Saturday night.
A second driver, Rafael Ruelas, was heading in the other direction.
Troopers say he was turning onto Jackson Road and didn't yield to Ruiz.
Sosa-Ruiz was pronounced dead at Sunnyside Hospital. Ruelas was not injured.
Someone had already spraypainted a memorial to Sosa near the accident scene by 11:00 a.m. Sunday.