UPDATE: Motorcycle Rider Killed in Pleasant Valley Neighborhood Crash Identified

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August 20, 2022 15:29


The rider of the motorcycle killed in the crash is identified as Ruth K. Ott, 41, of Portland. Her family has been notified of her death.

Preliminary investigation revealed Ott was riding a 2015 KTM motorcycle eastbound on on Southeast Foster Road when it collided with a 2008 Toyota Matrix. The Toyota's driver was pulling out of a parking lot on the south side of Southeast Foster Road turning westbound. The occupants of the Toyota were not injured.

The investigation is continuing.



The driver of a motorcycle has died after a crash that occurred in the 11400 Block of Southeast Foster Road.

On August 14, 2022, just after 12:32 pm, East Precinct officers responded to the scene of a crash in the 11400 Block of Southeast Foster Road. Officers learned the crash involved a motorcycle and a car. The driver of the motorcycle was unconscious and transported to a local hospital, where she later died. The Major Crash Team (MCT) was notified and they responded to the scene. The driver of the car stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators, who observed no sign of impairment.

The name of the motorcycle operator will be released after her family is notified.

This is the 40th traffic fatality of 2022.



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