Fatal Crash Near Happy Valley

posted by Anna Erickson - 

A motorcyclists died in a crash on Highway 212 near Happy Valley on Sunday.

Oregon State Police say a car driven by 20-year-old Uriy Dudko stalled in the passing lane of Highway 212 near SE 130th Avenue.

Police say 25-year-old Mitchell Vandoren was speeding on a motorcyle when he rear-ended Dudko.

Dudko got out of the car to check the damage, then continued to drive down SE 130th Avenue. Police say after driving a short distance, Dudko again got out of his car to look at the crash scene.

Dudko once again left the scene and was stopped by a Happy Valley Police Sergeant. He was arrested and booked into the Clackamas County Jail to on Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver to injured persons.

Vandoren died at the scene. 

Investigators are looking at speed on Vandoren's part as a contributing factor in the crash. 

Highway 212 was closed  about 3 ½ hours for the investigation.

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