CULVER, OR -- A motorcyclist was killed and two other people were injured in a crash that shut down Highway 97 north of Terrebonne Tuesday afternoon. The crash occurred at about 2 o’clock, at the intersection of Highway 97 and Culver Highway.
State Police say 31-year-old Mario Villagomez, of Prineville, was driving west on Culver Highway and ran a stop sign. His car collided with a Honda motorcycle, ridden by a couple from Manson, Washington. OSP says 65-year-old Martin Fox died at the seen; 62-year-old Susan Fox was critically injured and flown to St. Charles Bend.
Villagomez was also taken to the hospital. Highway 97 didn’t fully reopen until almost 7 p.m.
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