Motorcyclist killed in NE Portland crash

Fatal crash happened at NE 57th Avenue and Sacramento Street

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a car Sunday night in Northeast Portland, police confirmed.

The crash happened around 9:45 p.m. at NE 57th Avenue and Sacramento Street.

Erik T. Fry, 45, of Northeast Portland was riding a 1998 Suzuki GSS motorcycle at the time of the crash. He was found unconscious when first responders arrived and died at the scene, according to Portland Police Bureau.

The driver of the car involved in the crash, identified as Andy Nguyen, 43, of North Portland, was treated at the scene for his injuries. He was driving a 2012 Nissan Juke sport utility vehicle.

Investigators learned Fry was riding south on 57th Avenue while speeding. As Fry approached Sandycrest Terrace, Nguyen was making a u-turn. Fry crashed into the driver’s side of Nguyen’s SUV. Nguyen didn’t display signs of being intoxicated at the scene, but toxicology results are pending, authorities said. Investigators believe he drank alcoholic beverages before the crash.

Nguyen hasn’t been arrested or cited, but the investigation is ongoing. When it’s complete, results will be given to the Multnomah County District Attorney’s office for review.