One killed, one injured in Bend motorcycle crash
Apr 08,2007 00:00 by Cheryl McDermott

One Bend man was killed and another critically injured in a motorcycle accident in north Bend Saturday afternoon which tied up traffic for hours, authorities reported.

The driver, identified as Roy D. Neighbors, 46, was pronounced deceased at the scene, Bend Police Lt. Gary Mack said.  Neighbors’s passenger, 36-year old Terrance Sanderson, was transported to St. Charles Medical Center-Bend and is reportedly in critical condition.

Bend Police were called to the accident scene at US Highway 97 (Bend Parkway) and NE Revere Avenue shortly after 2:30 p.m., April 7, Mack said.  Neighbors was driving northbound and lost control as he passed a vehicle, hitting the center median.  Both men were thrown from the bike, the lieutenant said.

Anyone who witnessed the accident, which remains under investigation, is asked to contact Bend Police Lieutenant Stenkamp at 541.322.2985.