Two Killed When Motorcycle Swerves To Avoid Deer

A deer caused a crash on Highway 22W near the Salt Creek Store Thursday afternoon.

Oregon State Police say a rider on a motorcycle with a sidecar and passenger swerved to avoid hitting a deer.

The motorcycle hit the side of a Chevrolet Yukon travelling in the opposite direction and crashed.

The rider and passenger died at the scene.

Two people in the Yukon suffered minor injuries.

No names have been released.