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State police say Rylie Carlberg, 47, apparently lost control and struck a van

A motorcyclist from Cornelius died in a head-on collision on Chehalem Mountain on Sept. 21, the Oregon State Police said.

Authorities said Rylie Carlberg, 47, was riding a Buell motorcycle southbound on Highway 219 in the Bald Peak area just before 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Carlberg apparently lost control of the motorcycle "for unknown reasons," police said, and collided with a van traveling northbound.

Carlberg suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The van driver and his passengers, residents of Beaverton, were not hurt in the collision.

Highway 219 was closed between Bald Peak and Mountain Top Road for about four hours that evening before reopening, police said.

The OSPe was assisted at the scene by the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and the Oregon Department of Transportation.


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