Nyssa motorcyclist struck and killed by farm truck

Nyssa motorcyclist struck and killed by farm truck

Credit: Oregon State Police

Nyssa motorcyclist struck and killed by farm truck

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Posted on August 27, 2013 at 5:47 PM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 27 at 9:39 PM

ONTARIO, Ore. -- A 31-year-old Nyssa man died on Tuesday afternoon, after being hit by a farm truck while riding his motorcycle.

According to authorities, the motorcyclist Kelly Kubicek ran through a red light at the Highway 201 and 18th Avenue intersection in Ontario. That's when he was struck by a Kenworth farm truck driven by 75-year-old Casimiro Palomo.

Police said the motorcyclist slid underneath the farm truck axle and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.

OSP troopers will continue to investigate the crash.

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