WINCHESTER BAY, Ore. — A 16 year old boy was killed Thursday night after he crashed his KTM motorcycle into an ATV.
The crash occurred just after 7:30 p.m. at the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area in Winchester Bay. The motorcycle was jumping over a dune when it collided with the ATV, which was coming up the other side.
The ATV was driven by a Christopher Cowan, 46, with Amy Cowan, 22, riding as a passenger. The Douglas County Sheriff’s office said the motorcycle’s driver was wearing a helmet, but received extensive injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Amy Cowan was treated at Lower Umpqua Hospital for unknown injuries.
The motorcycle driver’s name is not being released until family can be notified.