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Motorcyclist serious injured in I-5 crash

Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - A motorcyclist was seriously injured when the bike hit the rear-end of a truck along I-5 near I-84,A motorcyclist is hospitalized with serious injuries after running into the back of a truck near the intersection of I-5 and I-84 Saturday afternoon.

The name of the accident victim is being withheld until his family is notified.

The driver of the truck is identified as Nicholas Braun, 33. Police say he remained at the scene, cooperated with investigators, and did not show any signs of intoxication. He has not been cited.

According to the police, the accident occurred at 5:25 p.m. on October 4. Major Crash Team investigators have determined that the motorcyclist was heading southbound on I-5 when he collided with the rear of the truck.

I-5 was closed during the investigation and reopened several hours later.

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