KLAMATH COUNTY, OR (May 16, 2022) - The Oregon State Police is reporting that 0n May 15, 2022 at approximately 6:23 PM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a motorcycle crash on Highway 39 at Highway 50.
The preliminary investigation revealed a gray Kawasaki Concours, operated by Ralph Lagoy (47) of Tulelake, CA, was southbound on Highway 39 and struck a stop sign controlling traffic on Highway 50. After striking the sign, the motorcycle traveled off the roadway and into a nearby field.
Lagoy sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.
It was determined the crash had occurred earlier in the day and due to the location was not easily observed.
OSP was assisted by Merrill Fire Department.