BEND, OR -- A Bend man was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a tree along Deschutes Market Road, early Monday morning. A passerby called 911 just after 6 a.m., when they found the rider lying near the shoulder of the road, unresponsive.
Despite life-saving efforts by first responders, 55-year-old Robert Kragness was pronounced dead at the scene. It's not yet known why the 2013 Harley Davidson motorcycle left the roadway near Pioneer Loop. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 541-693-6911.