Portland’s 40th Fatal Crash This Year Takes Life Of Woman Riding Motorcycle

PORTLAND, Ore. — A woman riding a motorcycle in East Portland lost her life on the afternoon of August 14th.

41-year-old Ruth Ott of Portland crashed into a car on Southeast Foster Road east of 111th around 12:30pm.  She was knocked unconscious and died at the hospital.

This is the city’s 40th fatal crash of the year and the 4th involving a motorcycle.

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