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Motorcyclist killed in Lane County Crash

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Courtesy: Oregon State Police Courtesy: Oregon State Police

A Coos Bay man died after a motorcycle crash in Lane County.

Oregon State Police say 59-year-old Khris Sackett was traveling east on Highway 126, seven miles west of Walton, when he failed to negotiate a sweeping right curve.

Police say Sackett crossed the center line and into the path of a 1992 Lexus sedan.

Sackett was thrown from his motorcycle and landed on the highway.

His motorcycle continued off the road where it caught fire.

Sackett was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Lexus, Toby Gray, 45, had minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital.

Highway 126 was closed for about an hour while crews investigated.

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