Fatal motorcycle accident near Florence

320x180_50809B00-CGZMJFlorence, Ore. — A three motorcycle crash near Florence leaves one rider dead.

Oregon State Police say three motorcycles were on Highway 101 in the process of passing cars in a no passing zone when the lead motorcycle slowed down, causing all three bikes to collide Tuesday.

A 58-year-old rider was pronounced dead on scene.

The other two riders were taken to a hospital for minor injuries.

All three were German citizens.

The crash is still under investigation.

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