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Colton motorcyclist dies in crash on Highway 211

OSP  - A Colton man died Wednesday when his motorcycle crashed with another vehicle on Highway 211 near Molalla.A Colton man died Wednesday night when the motorcycle he was driving collided with another vehicle on Highway 211 near Molalla.

At 8:56 p.m. Aug. 24, Oregon State Police troopers responded to a reported crash between a motorcyle and a van. The motorcycle operator, identified as David R. Legore, 57, of Colton, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Legore was driving a 2016 black Harley Davidson motorcycle southbound on Highway 211. Police said Legore's motorcycle traveled into the northbound lane and struck a 1997 white Ford van driven by Sean C. Drinkwine, 50, of Estacada.

Drinkwine, who is a member of the Estacada City Council, was not reported injured, police said.

Alcohol and speed are being considered as a contributing factor for Legore.

OSP was assisted by Clackamas County Sheriff's Office, Molalla Police Department, CRAFT Team (a multi-agency reconstruction team), and ODOT.