Phoenix man killed during fatal crash in Roseburg Friday night | Top stories

ROSEBURG, Ore– A motorcycle crash Friday night has claimed the life of a 23-year-old Phoenix man.

On Friday, August 19, 2022, at approximately 11:45 pm, 911 dispatchers received a report of a single motorcycle crash in the 5000 block of Sunshine Road.

Deputies arrived to find a 2017 Husqvarna 501 Dual Sport dirtbike that had left the roadway after the operator failed to successfully negotiate a left-hand turn. The operator, later identified as 23-year-old Kaulynn Lyle Shreeve of Phoenix, Oregon was thrown from the bike during the crash. Despite life-saving efforts of bystanders and fire/medical personnel, Shreeve died at the scene.

Shreeve was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Douglas County Fire District #2 and the Douglas County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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