Motorcyclist killed in crash near Veneta

Motorcyclist killed in crash near Veneta
Oregon State Police photo

VENETA, Ore. - A motorcyclist died after being thrown from his bike when he missed a curve and hit a curb Monday night.

Ross John Stang, 29, died at the scene on Bolton Hill Road near 8th Street, Oregon State Police said.

Stang was wearing a protective helmet.

According to investigators, Stang was westbound on Bolton Hill when he missed a curve and hit a curb around 6:20 p.m.

The impact ejected Stang from the motorcycle.