Tigard man dies in Wheeler County crash
A Tigard resident has died in a crash in rural Wheeler County, police say.
Oregon State Police and EMTs responded to the crash around 11:40 a.m. on Thursday, July 4, on Highway 207 near milepost 19.
Authorities say Frank Lord Jr., 52, of Tigard, was piloting a 2013 Kawasaki motorcycle southbound on Highway 207 when he lost control "in a corner" and slid into a northbound 2015 Ford F350 pulling a trailer.
The driver of the Ford, 51-year-old Yancey Fall of Prineville, was not injured. Lord was pronounced deceased at the scene.