CLACKAMAS COUNTY, OR - On Saturday, August 5, 2023, at approximately 7:42 A.M., the Oregon State Police responded to a vehicle versus bicycle crash on Hwy-173, near milepost 1, in Clackamas County.
The preliminary investigation indicated a bicycle, operated by Mark Sorrenson Hendrickson (48) of Government Camp, was attempting to travel south from Timberline Lodge on SR-173. A white Hyundai Tucson, operated by Emilio Trampuz (71) of Salem, was traveling north on SR-173 and failed to yield the right of way when he turned left at West Leg Road, across the bicyclist's lane. The bicyclist collided with the vehicle, was ejected from his bicycle, and became unresponsive in the roadway.
The bicyclist (Hendrickson) was declared deceased at the scene.
The Hyundai operator (Trampuz) was not injured.
The roadway was impacted for approximately 2.5 hours while the on-scene investigation was conducted. The crash is being investigated by the Crash Reconstruction Unit.
OSP was assisted by Hoodland Fire and the Ski Bowl Patrol EMT.