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Motorcycle rider killed in crash in northeast Portland

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Police say a motorcycle rider was killed in a crash in northeast Portland Sunday evening. 

Just before 9:45 p.m., officers responded to a report of a crash at Northeast 57th Avenue and Sacramento Street involving a motorcycle and a car. 

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the crash scene, where they learned the motorcycle rider, a man, was unconscious. Despite efforts to save his life, the rider died at the scene. 

The other driver, also a man, was treated at the scene after an airbag deployment. 

The intersection will be closed for several hours while officers from the Traffic Division’s Major Crash Team investigate.

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