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LINN COUNTY, OR (KPTV) - A motorcyclist died in a crash that occurred on Highway 20 late Thursday afternoon.

At around 4:49 p.m., emergency personnel responded to the report of a crash near milepost 35, east of Sweet Home.

Oregon State Police said an investigation revealed a Kawasaki motorcycle, operated by Michael Falcioni, 58, of Terrebonne, was traveling eastbound on Highway 20 when he lost control in a curve and crossed into the path of a westbound Ford F-250 pickup truck.

Falcioni was pronounced dead at the scene, according to OSP.

The driver of the Ford pickup truck was not injured.

Sweet Home Fire and Medics and the Oregon Department of Transportation assisted OSP at the crash scene.

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