Fatal Accident, Hwy. 207, Wheeler Co., May 14

WHEELER COUNTY, Ore. 13 May 2024 – On Saturday, May 11, 2024, at 2:02 p.m., Oregon State Police responded to a fatal motorcycle crash on Hwy. 207 near milepost 18 in Wheeler County. The preliminary investigation indicated a black Harley Davidson motorcycle, operated by William Charles Edward Herrold (42) of Oregon City, was leading a group of motorcycles northbound on Hwy. 207 when it veered onto the gravel shoulder, lost control, and crashed. The operator (William Herrold) and passenger, Tanya Marie Ann Herrold (44) of Oregon City, were both thrown from the motorcycle. William Herrold was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Tanya Herrold died at the scene. A second motorcycle operated by Raymond Curtis Zentz (50) of Vancouver (WA) also veered onto the gravel shoulder and went down. Zentz was not injured. Traveling too fast for conditions was reported as a contributing factor to the crash. The highway was impacted for four hours. Oregon State Police was assisted by the Wheeler County Sheriff’s Office, Wheeler County Fire & Rescue, Mitchel Ambulance, and the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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