Motorcyclist killed in Medford crash

Medford, Ore. – A motorcyclist is dead, the victim of a crash on Garfield Street in Medford.

Police received a call around 6:30 p.m. Monday of a motorcycle that had crashed into a tree on Garfield Street near South Pacific Highway.

Crews rushed to area but the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene

Medford Police have identified the deceased victim as 54-year-old Michelle Silva. Officers expressed their “deepest sympathies to the friends and family.”

A witness told police Silva was traveling at “a high rate of speed” prior to the crash.

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