GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A motorcyclist is dead after a crash on Highway 199.
Grants Pass Department of Public Safety say they received several calls of a car versus motorcycle at the intersection of Redwood Highway and Dowell Road. Officers say a 51-year-old man was riding east on 199 when he was hit when a 70-year-old woman in an SUV crossed his lane to turn onto Dowell Road.
The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety was able to identify and contact the next of kin of Jeffrey Cunningham, who died after he was transfered to Rogue Reginonal Medical Center. The driver of the SUV has been identified as Bonnie McConnell, a Josephine County resident.
The investigation is ongoing; however, at this time, police said criminal charges are not expected to be filed. The GPDPS is asking for assistance from the public. If anyone witnessed the accident they are encouraged to contact the Detective Section of the GPDPS at (541) 450-6260.