OSP Investigates Fatal Motorcycle Crash

SILVERTON, Ore. — Oregon State Police continues its investigation into a fatal motorcycle crash Monday. OSP says around 2:25 p.m., Patrick C. Hope, 67, of Vancouver, Wash., was driving his Harley Davidson Motorcycle on Highway 214 when he drove off the road. Hope struck a tree and was ejected from the motorcycle. Hope was pronounced … Continue reading »

Bike Shop Modifies Motorcycle For Vet

MEDFORD, Ore. — Thunderstruck Bikes is helping a disabled veteran regain his mobility. Sgt. Brian Mast is flying into Medford on Sunday to meet with the bike shop and tailor the motorcycle to his specific needs. The Harley Davidson motorcycle was donated by Sgt. Mast’s hometown in Florida. Thunderstruck Bikes is planning on turning the motorcycle … Continue reading »

OSP Searches for Hit & Run Driver

BROOKS, Ore. — Oregon State Police continues to investigate a serious injury hit and run crash Sunday night. Troopers say around 8:40 p.m., a motorcycle operated by Keith f. Miller, 48, of Woodburn, was traveling Highway 99E when it collided with an ATV-type vehicle that was crossing the highway. Witnesses say the ATV’s operator stopped … Continue reading »

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Crash

COOS BAY, Ore. — Oregon State Police continues its investigation into a serious injury crash Tuesday evening. Troopers say around 6:37 p.m., a 1996 Kawasaki motorcycle operated by John Thomas Bracken, 40, of Coos Bay, was attempting to elude a Coquille Tribal Police officer by speeding on Highway 243. As Bracken traveled around a left … Continue reading »

Fatal Motorcycle Crash Closes Highway

NEAR VIDA, Ore. — Highway 126 is now open after a fatal motorcycle crash closed the highway for hours Saturday morning. The McKenzie Highway was closed for about two hours Saturday morning as Oregon State Police tried to figure out what caused a motorcyclist to lose control and crash in the middle of the highway. … Continue reading »

Hundreds Ride for Chris Kilcullen

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of motorcycles took to the streets Sunday morning in honor of fallen Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen. This was the event’s fourth year. With close to 400 riders this time around, organizers say it has definitely grown since the inaugural ride, but that the meaning behind it all, honoring Chris Kilcullen … Continue reading »

Firefighter Dies in Crash

VENETA, Ore. — Local volunteer firefighters are dealing with the loss of one of their own Tuesday night. Ross Stang, 29, of Veneta, was killed Monday night in a motorcycle crash. Stang was a volunteer firefighter with the Lane Fire Authority. His co-workers and close friends say his death is a terrible loss to the … Continue reading »

OSP Rebuilding Deadly Crash

UPDATE: Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into the cause of Monday evening’s fatal motorcycle crash in the Veneta. Troopers say around 5:40 p.m. Ross John Stang, 29, of Veneta, was driving his motorcycle westbound on Bolton Hill Road near 8th Street. Stang failed to safely negotiate through a right curve, traveled across the eastbound … Continue reading »

Philomath Motorcyclist Dies In Crash

PHILOMATH, Ore. – Benton County Sheriff’s deputies continue to investigate a fatal motorcycle crash on Decker Road Sunday. Deputies say around 3:16 p.m. Richard Lee Miller, 60, of Philomath, was driving southbound on Decker Road, near Ervin Road, when he lost control of his motorcycle while negotiating a curve. The motorcycle drove off the road … Continue reading »

Oregon Police Search for Motorcyclist

LINN/MARION County Line, Ore. — Troopers couldn’t catch a male motorcyclist on I-5, but a gas station surveillance camera did. Oregon State Police needs help finding the man. Troopers say the motorcyclist sped away from troopers along I-5, north of the beltway until officers lost sight near the Linn/Marion County line. The motorcycle is a … Continue reading »

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