Motorcyclist killed in crash near Detroit

Motorcyclist killed in crash near Detroit

Motorcyclist killed in crash near Detroit

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by Associated Press

kgw.com

Posted on July 6, 2013 at 11:33 AM

SALEM, Ore. -- Authorities said a 54-year-old man died when his motorcycle collided with a pickup near Detroit, Ore.

Roger Lambert of Salem was traveling on Brietenbush Road when, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office, he lost control and struck a pickup driven by a 22-year-old man from Scio.

Both vehicles caught fire. Lambert died at the scene Friday while the two people in the pickup escaped injury.

The sheriff's office says Brietenbush Road is a popular road for motorcyclists during the summer because of its sharp turns and sudden elevation changes.

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