Motorcyclist dies in crash near Mill City

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A motorcyclist died in a crash with a vehicle Wednesday near Mill City, according to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office.

The crash happened around 4:15 p.m. on Kingwood Avenue at Dogwood Street.

The sheriff’s office said 66-year-old John Horton of Mill City was riding his 2008 Harley Davidson eastbound on Kingwood when he failed to negotiate a curve. He crashed into a 2015 Jeep Renegade going in the opposite direction.

Horton died at the scene.

The driver of the jeep was not injured.

The sheriff’s office is still investigating the crash.

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