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Motorcyclist seriously injured in Hwy 26 crash - Baker County (Photo) - 08/24/19

On Friday, August 23, 2019 at approximately 11:15 A.M. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a serious injury crash on Hwy 26 near milepost 202.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a  Ford (F350) flatbed pickup hauling a Honda ATV, operated by Justin Jacobs (38) of Prairie City, was traveling westbound on Hwy 26 when the strap holding the ATV to  the truck came loose and the ATV fell off the truck.  The ATV struck an eastbound Honda motorcycle operated by Enes Smith (72) of Madras.

Smith was transported by Air ambulance with serious injuries. 

OSP was assisted by the Baker County Sheriff’s Office, EMS from Unity and Baker City, and ODOT. 

 

 

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