Motorcyclist dies in I-5 crash; police seeking witnesses

The man was hit by a passing vehicle that did not stop at the scene.

Posted: May 30, 2019 10:33 AM

LINN COUNTY, Ore. -- Police are seeking witnesses after a motorcycle crash killed a Lebanon man on Wednesday.

Oregon State Police responded to Interstate 5 near milepost 216 at about 7:30 p.m.

Investigators said Vincent Wolford, 56, was headed southbound on a black 2016 Harley Davidson motorcycle when he crashed for unknown reasons and came to a rest on the shoulder. The man was hit by a passing vehicle, possibly a commercial vehicle, that did not stop at the scene.

If you have information, contact police at 1-800-442-0776 and refer to case #SP19-190533.

The Oregon Department of Transportation and Halsey Fire Department assisted.

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