VERNONIA, OR (KPTV) – A motorcyclist died after a crash on Highway 47 near Vernonia on Sunday morning, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

Highway 47 was closed between Vernonia and Highway 26, according to the sheriff's office. Just before 2 p.m., all lanes reopened.

The name of the motorcyclist has not been released.

This is developing news. FOX 12 Oregon will update this story when new information becomes available.

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looks like a motocross bike. Knobby tires and wet asphalt never mix...

Native Born

Boy! That`s the truth! We learned that the hard way on the "S" curves of Corneilus Pass road a long time ago on our bicycle going down the Columbia river side.

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