Tigard motorcyclist dies in Wheeler County crash


PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A motorcyclist from Tigard died after crashing into a pickup truck Thursday morning in Wheeler County.

The crash happened at 11:40 a.m. on Highway 207.

Oregon State Police said 52-year-old Frank Lord Jr. was on a Kawasaki motorcycle heading south when he lost control in a corner and slid into a northbound Ford F350 that was pulling a trailer.

Lord died at the scene.

Highway 207 was closed for about 5 hours.

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