FATAL TWO-VEHICLE CRASH ON HIGHWAY 211 IN CLACKAMAS COUNTY, OREGON

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CLACKAMAS COUNTY, OR (September 2, 2022) - Oregon State Police is reporting that on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at approximately 9:05 PM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 211 near milepost 4.

The preliminary investigation revealed a southbound Victory motorcycle, operated by Levi Vargas (31) of Sandy, attempted to pass in a no passing zone and collided head-on into a northbound Kia Spectra, operated by Charles Maples (31) of Sandy. Impairment is being investigated as a contributing factor in the crash. 

Vargas was transported via Life Flight, but he sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at OHSU. 

Highway 211 was closed for approximately 2 hours while the Collision Reconstruction Unit investigated the scene. 

OSP was assisted by Sandy Police Department, Sandy Fire Department, Life Flight and ODOT. 

 

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