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Ashland Police Investigate Fatal Car/Motorcycle Crash


News Release from Ashland Police Dept.
Posted December 17th, 2019 5:21 PM

On Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at approximately 11:50 a.m. officers from the Ashland Police Department and paramedics from Ashland Fire and Rescue responded to an injury car/motorcycle crash at the intersection of Wimer and Scenic Streets.

The driver of the motorcycle was determined to have died from severe trauma suffered during the crash. The driver of the car was unhurt.

Members of the Medford Police Department and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office are assisting with the investigation. The crash appears to have been caused by excessive speed on the part of the motorcycle.

The name of the deceased man, an Ashland resident, is not being released as his family and friends are still being notified.

Contact Info:
Chief Tighe O'Meara

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