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News Release
Fatal Crash on Interstate 84-Baker County - 05/18/22

On May 17, 2022 at approximately 4:24 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a motorcycle crash on Interstate 84 near milepost 304. 

Preliminary investigation revealed a westbound Harley-Davidson FLHTCUTG, operated by John Atwood (74) of Island City, exited at the 304 off-ramp, and for unknown reasons lost control, striking the guardrail.

Atwood sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. 

Exit 304 was closed for approximately 3 hours. 

OSP was assisted by Baker City Police Department and ODOT. 

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