Man dies after motorcycle crash on I-84


PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man died after a motorcycle crash in Hood River County on Sunday afternoon, police say.

Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a single-vehicle crash reported on I-84 near milepost 64 around 2:17 p.m. on Sunday. Once at the scene, they discovered a Harley Davidson FXS motorcycle had crashed after its rear tire seized for an unknown reason.

The motorcycle rider, 40-year-old Jose Antonio Gutierrez of Milton-Freewater, was rushed to the Emanuel Hospital via Life Flight. Despite life-saving efforts, he was pronounced dead a day later.

Hood River Police Department and Hood River Fire and Rescue assisted OSP during the response.

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