By News-Register staff • 

McMinnville motorcyclist killed

AMITY - A McMinnville motorcyclist was killed Wednesday morning in a crash on Highway 99W just north of Amity.

The Oregon State Police identified him as Lamont Radell Jarvis, 52. He was transported from the scene by Life Flight helicopter to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland where he died.

Trooper Dan Davis gave this account:

About 5:45 a.m., Jarvis, riding a 2009 Vespa BV250, was southbound on the highway when he went off the shoulder. The bike impacted the end of a cement culvert at a driveway entrance and he was ejected. He was wearing a helmet.

Assisting OSP were the Amity and McMinnville fire departments and the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office. 

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