Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Friday, 08.22.2014
Classifieds
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1
 2  3  4  5  6  7  8
 9  10  11  12  13  14  15
 16  17  18  19  20  21  22
 23  24  25  26  27  28  29
 30
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local




Members Of



Poll: Today's Live Poll
Email to a friend | Print this | PDF version | Comments (0 posted) 
  Blogger |   del.icio.us |   digg |   newsvine

Sep 26,2007
Motorcyclist killed in collision with cow
by Bend Weekly News Sources

A Milwaukie, Oregon-area man was killed and his wife injured Monday night after their motorcycle collided with a Black Angus cow on Highway 7 about 35 miles southwest of Baker City. The cow was also killed in the crash, Oregon State Police (OSP) reported.

 
A man was killed and his wife injured when their motorcycle struck a cow in open range territory on Highway 7 about 35 miles southwest of Baker City, Oregon - OSP photo 
About 8 p.m., September 24, an OSP Sergeant, a Baker County Sheriff's Deputy, and Baker City Fire Department rescue personnel responded to a reported crash involving a motorcycle and cow on Highway 7 near milepost 13. The crash location is about 35 miles from Baker City in southwest Baker County in an area designated as open range for cattle.

Preliminary investigation indicates a 2006 1200cc BMW motorcycle operated by Leigh Spurlock, 53, with his passenger/wife, Donna Spurlock, 48, was traveling south on Highway 7 when it struck a Black Angus cow that was in the roadway. Both riders were ejected from the motorcycle.

A passing emergency room doctor from La Grande stopped and rendered aid to both people while waiting for rescue personnel to arrive. Leigh Spurlock was pronounced deceased at the scene. Donna Spurlock was transported by ambulance to St. Elizabeth Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Both victims were wearing motorcycle helmets.

OSP troopers from the Baker City work site are continuing the investigation. ODOT and members of the Powder River Rural Fire Department also assisted during this incident.
4554 times read

Related news
Hells Canyon Motorcycle Rally produces multiple crashes by Bend_Weekly_News_Sources posted on Jun 11,2007

One killed, one injured in Benton County motorcycle crash by Cheryl McDermott posted on Feb 12,2008

Oregon Motorcyclist Dies in Highway 20 Crash near Sisters by Bend Weekly News Sources posted on Sep 06,2006

Four Die in Vehicle Crash near Government Camp by Bend Weekly Sources posted on May 07,2006

Motorcyclist killed in Highway 97 crash by Bend_Weekly_News_Sources posted on Oct 08,2007

Did you enjoy this article? Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00 (total 197 votes)

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County
Fairgrounds

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum

Advertisements



Deschutes County

Google  
  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
Advertisement
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?