May 16,2007 00:00
A 60-year old motorcyclist from Canada was killed Tuesday afternoon on Highway 103 south of Jewell, Oregon when he struck the side of an oncoming Jeep as it turned into a driveway in front of him, Oregon State Police (OSP) reported.
Donald A. Labine, the motorcycle rider from Pitt Meadows, British Columbia was pronounced dead at the scene about 1:30 p.m. May 15 after fire personnel and others unsuccessfully attempted to revive him. He was wearing a helmet, troopers said.
Labine’s brother was among a group of motorcyclists who were riding ahead of the victim, and backtracked when they noticed Donald wasn’t behind them, coming upon the accident scene.
Morgan, the driver of the Jeep, was wearing safety restraints and was not injured.
According to an OSP news release, troopers from Astoria are continuing the investigation and no citations had been issued at the time of the release.