Lt. Bruce Ramsey, 47, of Sultan, died Wednesday after his motorcycle collided with a Honda sedan that had turned in front of him onto Highway 2 from Rice Road, police said.

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The motorcyclist who died Wednesday afternoon in Sultan when a car pulled in front of him was a longtime state corrections officer, officials said Thursday.

Lt. Bruce Ramsey, 47, of Sultan, died after his motorcycle collided with a Honda sedan that had turned in front of him onto Highway 2 from Rice Road, police said.

The driver of the sedan, a 16-year-old Marysville girl, and the passenger, a 17-year-old Snohomish-area boy, were not injured.

Ramsey had worked at Monroe Correctional Complex since 1985, mostly at the Washington State Reformatory, Department of Corrections spokesman Chad Lewis said.

In 2007, Ramsey was named the Supervisor of the Year at Monroe.

No citations have yet been issued in the crash, but the investigation is ongoing, said Rebecca Hover, spokeswoman for the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

“Collision investigations can take several weeks,” she said. “We’re very early in the investigation.”

Brian Rosenthal: 206-464-3195 or brosenthal@seattletimes.com