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Motorcycle rider dies in Marion County crash

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MARION COUNTY, OR (KPTV) -

A motorcycle rider died after a crash in Marion County.

Deputies say a motorcycle tried to pass a car on Silverton Road Northeast near 81st Avenue Northeast, east of Salem just before 2 Saturday morning.

They say the motorcycle likely clipped the car, and then was hit head-on by a car heading in the other direction.

The motorcycle rider died instantly.

The drivers of the two other cars were not hurt.

Silverton Road was closed for several hours while deputies investigated.

The name of the motorcycle rider has not been released.

Deputies say the drivers involved in the crash likely won’t face any citations.

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