News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office
Posted: Aug. 11, 2013, 11:46 a.m.
Media and Interested Parties
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a fatal single-vehicle motorcycle crash on South Springwater Road, near South Harding Road west of Estacada. The crash occurred just after 9 p.m. Saturday evening.
Witnesses reported a motorcycle traveling east on Springwater Road at a high rate of speed. The motorcycle left the roadway and the driver was ejected. There were several witnesses to the crash who called 911.
Witnesses were initially unable to locate the rider of the motorcycle, but later found him about 60 feet from the motorcycle.
Clackamas Fire District #1 responded to the crash and determined the driver was deceased at the scene.
The Sheriff's Office and the Clackamas County Medical Examiner's Office are conducting an investigation of the crash.
The name of the deceased is being withheld pending family notification.
Nate Thopmson, Deputy
Office of Public Information
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office
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