2014-06-02 06:28:00 by Metro Networks, Inc.
(Portland, OR) -- Portland police are investigating a crash involving a motorcycle that left the rider dead. The crash happened around 2:00 a.m. yesterday at the intersection of Southeast 29th Avenue and Powell Boulevard. Police say the motorcyclist was thrown from his bike after he crossed into opposite-lane traffic at high speed and slammed into a station wagon. The motorcyclist died at the scene. No one else was injured.