Update: As of 4:30 p.m., the stranded biker has been found. According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, they were assisted on scene by Oregon State Police, the Oregon Department of Forestry, and the Banks Fire District.
Browns Camp – Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Oregon State Police troopers are working to locate a possibly injured dirt biker who ran out of gas somewhere in the vicinity of Browns Camp in the Tillamook State Forest, according to deputy Shannon Wilde with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
❗Deputies & @ORStatePolice are working on locating a stranded dirt biker near Browns Camp.
— WCSO Oregon (@WCSOOregon) August 11, 2018
The biker, a male, is alone with a cell phone battery running out of power, said Wilde. The first call for help came in sometime after 2 p.m. on Saturday.
Oregon State Police troopers and Sheriff’s deputies were scrambling off-road equipment and a drone to assist in their search for the stranded biker.
This is a developing story; more information will be posted as it becomes available.