Motorcyclist killed in crash in Hillsboro

Motorcyclist killed in crash in Hillsboro
Police work at the scene of the fatal crash Thursday morning. (KATU image)

HILLSBORO, Ore. - A man riding a motorcycle was killed Thursday morning when he collided with a truck turning at an intersection in Hillsboro.

Investigators said the motorcyclist, age 60, collided with a 2003 Chevrolet pickup truck that was turning left through a flashing yellow turn signal from NE Brookwood onto NE Cornell Road.

The rider, who police have not identified but said was from Hillsboro, died at the scene. The driver of the truck was a 51-year-old woman and she stayed at the scene of the crash, police said. She was not injured.

Police said it appears the pickup truck driver did not see the motorcyclist.

Police said the motorcyclist was riding a 2006 Buell motorcycle and was wearing a helmet and other protective gear. Drugs, alcohol and speed were not factors in the crash, police said.

The intersection was closed while police worked at the scene.