One of Microsoft’s employee commuter shuttles kills a motorcyclist during a collision

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In an unfortunate incident on Friday in Redmond, one of Microsoft’s employee commuter shuttles, which assists in transporting employees from various locations to the company’s multiple campuses across Redmond, Seattle, and Bellevue, collided with a motorcyclist, as reported by Seattle Times.

The incident ended with the motorcyclist being killed due to the collision. Known as the Microsoft Connector bus, operated by MV Transportation, hit the motorcyclist as it was heading north on the 188th Avenue Northeast, while the motorcyclist was travelling south, with the eventual collision taking place at the intersection on the Northeast 76th Street.

Police from Redmond identified the motorcyclist as a 50-year old Sammamish man. According to the report, no passengers were present on the shuttle bus at the time of the collision.

Microsoft has not provided a statement on the incident.

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