Motorcyclist dead after crash with semi-truck in Marion County
MARION COUNTY Ore. (KPTV) – Deputies are investigating after a deadly crash involving a semi-truck and a motorcycle Thursday morning.
Deputies from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded around 3:25 a.m. to the intersection of Arndt Road NE and Bents Road NE, outside of Aurora.
According to investigators, the semi-truck was traveling northbound on Bents Road NE and was turning eastbound onto Arndt Road NE when a motorcycle heading eastbound collided with the rear of the semi.
The motorcyclist, identified as 35-year-old Justin Brant, of Aurora, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Senior Deputy Pete Walker at (503) 588-5032.
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