MOUNT VERNON — The Washington State Patrol on Sunday transported a trooper killed in a motorcycle crash by motorcade to a funeral home in Everett.

Trooper Sean O'Connell died Friday after his motorcycle collided with a box truck. The 38-year-old had been working traffic control related to a detour established after the collapse of a section of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

The motorcade carrying the trooper's body traveled from Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon to Everett.

O'Connell was a 16-year veteran of the State Patrol. He was based in Marysville.

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