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Motorcyclist dies in crash with bear, SUV in Oregon

WARM SPRINGS, Ore. (AP) - A 39-year-old motorcyclist has died after he struck a large bear on a Central Oregon highway and was ultimately hit by another vehicle.Oregon State Police says Rhett Larsen, of Bend, died of his injuries following Saturday night's crash on Highway 26 near Warm Springs.Authorities say Larsen struck the bear when it ran onto the highway around 7 p.m. Police say Larsen was thrown from his motorcycle and hit by a Ford SUV driving in the opposite direction.