Motorcycle rider dies after crash on I-84 near The Dalles

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THE DALLES, Ore. – A motorcycle rider died Wednesday after blacking out and crashing on I-84 near The Dalles, according to state troopers.

State troopers arrived at the crash scene near milepost 92 to find a motorcycle lying next to the guardrail.

They found the rider down a 35-foot embankment about 330 feet down the road.

He told emergency responders that he had “blacked out” while riding east on the highway, Oregon State Police said.

The man died of his injuries while en-route to the hospital.

Troopers are withholding the man’s name until family members have been notified of his death.

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