Motorcyclist from Hillsboro killed in crash on Hwy 20 in central - KPTV - FOX 12

Motorcyclist from Hillsboro killed in crash on Hwy 20 in central Oregon

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SISTERS, OR (KPTV) -

A 30-year-old motorcyclist from Hillsboro was killed in a crash after an oncoming driver veered into the wrong lane of Highway 20 near Sisters, according to police.

Emergency crews responded to Milepost 93 at around 5 p.m. Friday.

Investigators said a 2015 Nissan Altima was heading west on Highway 20 when the driver drifted across the centerline and into the path of an eastbound Kawasaki motorcycle.

The two vehicles collided and the motorcyclist was thrown from the motorcycle.

The motorcyclist died on the way to the hospital, according to Oregon State Police troopers.

The 20-year-old man from Los Angeles who was driving the car received minor injuries in the crash. Two passengers also sustained minor injuries, according to police.

Police said fatigue is being investigated as a contributing factor in the crash. No arrests or citations were immediately reported.

The name of the motorcyclist was not released by police Saturday afternoon.

Highway 20 was reduced to one lane for four hours after the crash.

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