East Punkin Center Road

A motorcycle was involved in a motor vehicle crash outside 32553 East Punkin Center Road in Hermiston.

A Hermiston man was killed in a multiple vehicle crash on Highway 207 outside Circle K convenience store Monday.

According to the Oregon State Police, alcohol is being investigated as a factor.

David Way Morgan, 75, of Hermiston was driving a grey 2013 Dodge pickup towing a horse trailer north and made a left turn toward the convenience store when a red 1984 Yamaha XT2 motorcycle, driven by Nathaniel John Bloomer of Hermiston, 56, collided with the trailer at about 4:20 p.m. while heading south, according to OSP.

Bloomer was transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased.

The OSP, Umatilla County Fire District #1, the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office and the Oregon Department of Transportation all assisted with the crash, which closed the highway for about an hour.

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