On Sunday May 13, 2018 around 4:30pm, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Highway 223 near Dallas.
Preliminary investigation shows a 2009 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, operated by Shawn Berry, age 43, of Nevada was travelling EB on Hwy 223 when a 2017 Toyota Sienna Van operated by Kathleen Teal, age 67, of Dallas entered Hwy 223 from a private driveway in the motorcycles path. Berry suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Highway 223 was closed in both direction for four hours following the crash. OSP was assisted by the Polk County Sheriff Office, City of Dallas Fire and ODOT.