Steven Raney from Clarkston, Washington died in a motorcycle crash near Elk River. When a motorbike rider went missing, the Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) was notified.
Steven Raney was overdue to return from his participation ride in the Elk River ATV fun run. Many of us who knew Raney were left in absolute shock when we heard the news of his sudden passing.
He will be remembered by all who knew him as a kind, compassionate, and wonderful human being who had a positive impact on everyone he met.
After this incident when Clearwater County Police release the details surrounding his death. Let’s look at what happened to him and how the crash occurred in more detail
Steven Raney Dies in Motorcycle Crash
The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of a missing motorbike rider on Saturday, June 17, 2023.
A motorbike accident in Clearwater County over the weekend claimed the life of a guy from Clarkston. On Saturday, Steven Raney was the subject of an untimely motorcycle rider report, according to the Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office.
He was taking part in the ATV Fun Run along the Elk River. “Natasha Mael said that Steven Raney, her fiancé, was running late after riding an ATV in the Elk River ATV fun run.
Steven, according to Natasha, had purchased a new motorbike and used it to take part in the fun run. According to a news release,
“Natasha claimed Steven was an experienced rider, knew the region well, and was wearing a helmet during his ride.
How did the crash happen?
Raney’s whereabouts were investigated by CCSO Deputies and CCSO Search and Rescue teams. “CCSO SAR resumed its search into the early morning hours without finding anything.
Steven’s last known location was still being searched for at daylight by CCSO SAR. After being contacted, the search was joined by the Two Bear Air helicopter Service of Kalispell, Montana.
Due to bad weather in the region, Two Bear Air was unable to fly the prior night, according to a press release. Campers passing through the area on Morris Creek Road discovered Raney’s body.
The coroner and CCSO deputies were alerted and dispatched to the scene. They informed Steven’s fiance and family.
According to the news announcement, Steven was taken to Pine Hills Funeral Home while funeral preparations were being made. The investigation is still in progress, check back later for more updates on this story.
GoFundMe for Steven Raney
Moreover, his brother Brent Raney organized this page for Steven’s funeral cost for their family.
Read some condolences posted online following Steven Raney’s unexpected passing
Heather Rogers said,
I still can’t believe you’re gone my heart is really heavy. I wish we would’ve hung out more you left us doing what you love To do and that was riding dirt bikes I love you I Miss you A lot before I miss you even more now that you’re not here. R.I.P Steven Raney is GONE BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN.
Natasha Cooper said,
Oh, Steven Raney. I honestly don’t even know what to say. It’s been the hardest couple of days ever for both JW and me. Also, you were the most amazing friend and such a great dad, and the absolute funniest guy around. I promise you though I’ll take care of JW forever and we’ll always make sure Natasha and your babies are okay. You’ll always hold the biggest spot in our hearts. We love you so so much and one day we’ll meet again.
Donna N Mike Main said,
Steven Raney will be missed by everyone. He was a good dad and stepdad to all the kids. He turned his life around for the better. Moreover, keep his family and children in your prayers as they try to move on without you. Steven Raney may you REST IN PEACE.
Shawna Starr Johnson said,
R. I. P Steven Raney is loved by many!! You will be missed for sure. Fly high praying for the Raney Family Todd Raney Jennifer-Carlos Leon Brittney Raney Brent Raney love you guys.
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