WEATHER IN LINCOLN COUNTY

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Fall Creek: Motorcycle crash Hwy 34 at county line

Lady motorcyclist failed to negotiate a curve, went off steep embankment.   Injured.

Lady motorcyclist failed to negotiate a curve, went off steep embankment. Injured.

Victim is carried to an awaiting REACH medical chopper to take her to trauma center in Corvallis.

Victim is carried to an awaiting REACH medical chopper to take her to trauma center in Corvallis.

Victim aboard REACH chopper lifts off headed for Corvallis Trauma Center. Casey Wittmier/Central Oregon Coast Fire and Rescue District photo.

Victim aboard REACH chopper lifts off headed for Corvallis Trauma Center.
Photos: Casey Wittmier/Central Oregon Coast Fire and Rescue District

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3:15pm
Report of a motorcycle crash in the Fall Creek area 27 miles east of Waldport. Female rider reportedly suffered at least a broken arm. She went over a steep embankment after failing to negotiate a curve just inside Benton County Line.

3:47pm
Victim is 20 to 30 feet out and down over a steep embankment. A rope team is enroute to carry out the rescue.

3:50pm
The victim has been successfully lifted back up to the highway. Rope rescue team cancelled. Reach helicopter will soon land on the highway to then fly her to a trauma center.

4pm
Victim is loaded aboard REACH and whisked away to trauma center in Corvallis. Central Coast Fire, Pac West Ambulance, Benton County and Lincoln County Sheriff’s, Yachats and Seal Rock Fire personnel, Alsea Rural Fire Protection District and Oregon State Police handled it.

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