Portland motorcyclist dies in Gresham crash

A 20-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash with a car in Gresham Friday. (Photo: Gresham Police Department)

A 20-year-old motorcyclist from Portland died Friday in a crash with a car, according to the Gresham Police Department.

The crash happened on Southeast Orient Drive near the Alpine Meadows Apartments around 3:30 p.m.

Police said the crash happened as the car was turning into the apartments, but it's not clear who was at fault.

They said the driver of the car tried to save the motorcyclist's life after the crash, but her efforts weren't successful.

Police said the driver of the car is cooperating with investigators. They said they don't believe she was under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

The road was closed for some time during the investigation.

The name of the motorcyclist has not yet been released.

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