Florence Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash


A Florence man has been killed in a motorcycle crash. Oregon State Police responded to the fatal crash on Highway 20 approximately 30 miles east of Burns on July 14th at approximately 11:50am. Their investigation revealed that 61-year-old Dan Barnum was riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle, traveling west on Highway 20 at about 70mph. For an unknown reason, he drifted off the road, onto the shoulder and lost control in the gravel. There were no passengers on the motorcycle.
 
Barnum was pronounced dead at the scene after lifesaving efforts were made. Oregon State Police were assisted by the Harney County Sheriff’s office and Harney District Ambulance.
 

This entry was posted on Monday, July 17th, 2017 and is filed under Local News, State News.