Oregon motorcyclist strikes cow, both die


The rider and the cow both passed away after the collision

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man died early Monday morning after crashing into a cow while riding his motorcycle on Highway 238 near Medford.

Stephen Coolidge was riding west when he struck the cow near milepost 37.

The 57-year-old from Jacksonville suffered fatal injuries. He and the cow both passed away after the collision.

Medford Fire and ODOT assisted Oregon State Police Troopers in the crash investigation.

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