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FATAL TWO-VEHICLE CRASH ON HIGHWAY 219 IN YAMHILL COUNTY, OREGON

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YAMHILL COUNTY, OR - The Oregon State Police is reporting that on Wednesday September 21, 2022 at approximately 5:55 P.M., OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two-vehicle crash on Highway 219 near milepost 16.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a black Buell motorcycle, operated by Rylie Carlberg (47) of Cornelius, was traveling southbound when for unknown reasons lost control of the motorcycle and collided with a northbound van, operated by Jose Valverde Ortiz (41) of Beaverton. 

Carlberg sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. Jose Valverde Ortiz, and his passengers, Carlos Savedrra (38) and Abel Valverde Ortiz (34) also of Beaverton, were all uninjured. 

Highway219 was closed from Bald Peak Rd to Mountain Top Rd for approximately four hours.

OSP was assisted by Yamhill Co. Sheriff’s Office, Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue and ODOT. 

 

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