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Oakridge resident in fatal motorcycle crash on High Prairie Road

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Lane County Sheriff Department

LCSO CASE #22-4773 — FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASH

news Release from Lane Co. Sheriff’s Office

Posted on FlashAlert: August 26th, 2022 11:55 AM

On August 24th just after 7:30pm, deputies from the Lane County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a single vehicle traffic crash on High Prairie Rd. near Dead Mountain Rd. outside of Oakridge.  A female motorcyclist crashed and suffered severe injuries.  Medics responded and began performing life-saving measures, however she did not survive.

Investigation of the scene revealed that the 2004 Honda Shadow motorcycle was traveling westbound on High Prairie Rd. when the driver lost control, skidded and then crashed onto the roadway.  The driver was identified as 42 year old Melissa Marie Shambley of Oakridge.  Shambley had been wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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