Sherwood man dies in motorcycle crash

Sherwood man dies in motorcycle crash
(Photo: Washington County Sheriff's Office)

SHERWOOD, Ore. – A Sherwood man died when his motorcycle crashed head-on into an SUV in Washington County on Wednesday.

Martin Ellis, 57, died at the scene.

The crash happened on Southwest Scholls Sherwood Road near Lebeau Road at 6:30 p.m.

According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Ellis' motorcycle crossed the center line and collided head-on with an Isuzu Rodeo.

The driver of the Rodeo, Brian Medley, and his passenger, Danny Hetzel, were not hurt.

It’s unclear why Ellis’ motorcycle crossed the center line. Deputies are investigating the crash.