Motorcyclist Dies in Crash on Hwy 126

blue river crashBLUE RIVER, Ore. — Oregon State Police responded to a deadly crash Saturday, and police are looking for witnesses of the accident to help them with their investigation.

It involved a motorcyclist on Mill Creek Road and Highway 126 near Blue River around 2 p.m.

Investigators say 41-year-old David Edwards from Redmond was driving his motorcycle pulling a trailer and crossed into oncoming traffic on Highway 126.

He allegedly hit 77-year-old Ellen Weaver of Eugene who was driving a Honda Accord. She went to the hospital but has since been released.

Edwards was thrown off his motorcycle. He was wearing a helmet, but was pronounced dead at the scene.

OSP is seeking witnesses who were reportedly at the intersection when the crash occurred but left before they could be interviewed.

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