Motorcycle Rider Killed in Sunday Night Crash Identified

Owen Stevens
March 21, 2017

Portland Police Bureau North Precinct officers responded to a car-on-motorcycle crash at Northeast 57th Avenue and Northeast Sacramento Street around 9:45 p.m. March 19.

Police said Sunday that they responded to a crash at NE 57th Ave. and Sacramento 9:44 p.m. involving a motorcycle and a vehicle.

Officers said witnesses claim they saw the second rider stop momentarily to check on the victim but then the rider sped off.

A black Scion TC eastbound on Parker, turned left into an apartment complex and the driver of the motorcycle struck the Scion and was ejected from the motorcycle. The motorcyclist was taken the hospital and later pronounced dead.

That motorcyclists died at the scene. An airbag deployed for driver of the vehicle, who was treated on the scene.

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