BAKER COUNTY, OR (May 18, 2022) - The Oregon State Police is reporting that on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at approximately 4:24 PM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a motorcycle crash on Interstate 84 near milepost 304.
The preliminary investigation revealed a westbound Harley-Davidson FLHTCUTG, operated by John Atwood (74) of Island City, exited at the 304 off-ramp, and for unknown reasons lost control, striking the guardrail.
Atwood sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.
Exit 304 was closed for approximately 3 hours.
OSP was assisted by Baker City Police Department and ODOT.