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FATAL CRASH ON HIGHWAY 42 IN DOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON

DOUGLAS COUNTY, OR - On Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at 10:31 A.M., the Oregon State Police responded to a vehicle versus motorcycle crash on Hwy-42, near milepost 75, in Douglas County.

The preliminary investigation indicated a Jeep Cherokee, operated by Peggy Long (52) of Winston, was on Landers Ave stopped at the stop sign.  The Jeep turned eastbound onto Hwy-42 and entered the path of a westbound Harley Davidson motorcycle, operated by Dustin Kirk Carroll (37) of Roseburg, in the slow lane. The motorcycle struck the side of the Jeep and ejected the rider.

The Harley Davidson operator (Carroll) was declared deceased at the scene.

The Jeep operator (Long) was not injured.

The highway was not impacted during the on-scene investigation.  The investigation is on-going at this time.

OSP was assisted by Winston PD, Fire District 2, Winston Fire, Douglas County Sheriff's Office, and ODOT.

 

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