Motorcyclist dies in East Medford

, Posted: Sat, March 15 2014 at 10:35 PM, Updated: Mon, March 17 2014 at 9:21 AM

Medford, Ore. -- The Medford Police Department have named the man who died in a motorcycle accident on Saturday in East Medford as 50-year-old Victor Sutton.

North Phoenix and Hillcrest Roads were closed off for several hours Saturday after a fatal motorcycle accident.

At around 12:30 pm, emergency responders were called to a single vehicle accident on North Phoenix Road.

Medford Fire, Mercy Flights, and Medford Police arrived on scene and declared the driver of the motorcycle dead.

It's unknown if speed played a factor. An investigation is underway.

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