Deputies ID Newberg motorcyclist who died in Salem crash - KPTV - FOX 12

Deputies ID Newberg motorcyclist who died in Salem crash

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SALEM, OR (KPTV) -

A 69-year-old motorcyclist from Newberg died in a crash in Salem on Thursday morning.

The crashed happened on River Road Northeast south of Waconda Road Northeast at 8:57 a.m.

Investigators said an 18-year-old driver was making a delivery in an SUV when he turned in front of Robert Grove’s motorcycle.

Grove was riding south on River Road and the delivery driver was heading north.

Grove was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other driver was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation and no further details were released by deputies.

River Road was closed between Waconda and Brooklake Road Northeast during the crash investigation.

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