YAMHILL COUNTY, OR — A 47-year-old Cornelius resident died last Wednesday after their motorcycle collided with a van on Oregon State Highway 219 near Newberg, reports ClayCoNews.
Oregon State Police and first responders were called to the scene near milepost 16 on September 21, at about 5:55 p.m.
An early investigation shows the victim was operating a black Buell motorcycle southbound when, for reasons still unknown, they lost control. Shortly after, the motorcycle collided with a northbound van driven by a 41-year-old Beaverton resident.
Officials said the rider died after suffering fatal injuries.
No injuries to the other driver or his two passengers, ages 38 and 34, were reported.
A section of the highway between Bald Peak Road and Northeast Mountain Top Road was shut down for about four hours during the emergency response and investigation.
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