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News Release
Fatal Crash - Interstate 5 - Josephine County - 09/18/23

On Sunday, September 17, 2023, at approximately 5:40 P.M., the Oregon State Police responded to a single vehicle (motorcycle) crash on Interstate 5, near milepost 80, in Josephine County.


The preliminary investigation indicated a Harley Davidson motorcycle, operated by Caseton Paul Burruss (50) of Eugene, was northbound in the slow lane when it left the roadway and overturned. The operator was thrown from the motorcycle during the crash.


The operator (Burruss) was declared deceased at the scene.


The highway was not impacted during the on-scene investigation.  


OSP was assisted by Azalea Fire, Glendale Fire, and ODOT.

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