Redmond man killed in Hwy 20 motorcycle crash


A 70-year-old Redmond man was killed Wednesday when he crashed his motorcycle into the back of a truck waiting to turn off Highway 20 near Sisters.

Oregon State Police said the crash happened just before 5 p.. when a 2007 Harley Davidson driven by Michael Smith, collided with the back of a 2018 Ford F250 that was stopped, waiting to turn left onto Jordan Road.

Sisters-Camp Sherman medics responded and took Smith to an air ambulance in Sisters but he was pronounced dead prior to the flight.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

OSP was assisted by Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire Department, ODOT, and Central Oregon Police Chaplaincy.

No other details were released.


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