Victims identified in deadly St. Johns motorcycle crash


Area has become a hot bed for illegal street racing

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Portland Police have identified the two people killed in a motorcycle crash August 28 in the St. Johns neighborhood.

Zachary David Crist of Camas was the pedestrian struck by the motorcycle being operated by Dylan M. Ford of Newberg.

The impact of the collision killed Newberg, 27, and Crist, 28, immediately. Police said Newberg’s motorcycle, a 2010 BMW S1000R, was traveling at extremely high speeds.

The crash took place around 11:30 p.m. on North Marine Drive at North Bybee Lakes Road — an area that has become the home to illegal street racing on a nightly basis.

Anyone with additional information is asked to reach out to primary traffic investigator Officer Garrett Dow at 503-823-5070.

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