HIGHWAY 126, Ore. — Oregon State Police are trying to figure out why a Redmond man veered his motorcycle into oncoming traffic, causing a deadly crash. Troopers say Gary Gerig was part of a group of bikers headed east on 126 when he went into the westbound lane.
A car hit Gerig, killing him. The crash also injured the car’s driver and passenger. Witnesses say they saw sparks coming from Gerig’s motorcycle before he went in the other lane. Oregon State Police are investigating.