Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Grants Pass Has Lane County Connection
Oregon State Police (OSP) from Grants pass are investigating a fatal crash which occurred Thursday morning along Highway 199 south of Grants Pass that took the life of an adult motorcyclist.
On September 5, 2013 at approximately 8:00 a.m., a 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle operated by Randall Kent Lubin, age 56, from Selma, Oregon, was northbound on Highway 199 near milepost 14 crossed the centerline. Lubin collided head-on with a southbound 1992 Peterbilt truck pulling a semi-trailer.
The truck’s driver, Lee Conner, age 59, of Springfield was unable to avoid the motorcycle and stopped about a hundred yards down the road after impact.
The motorcycle’s operator was pronounced deceased at the scene. He was wearing a protective helmet. It is not known why his vehicle crossed the centerline.
Conner, a driver for Weatherly’s Inc., out of Eugene, was not injured. He was driving transporting building supplies.
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