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NHP investigating fatal motorcycle wreck on Kingsbury Grade

An Oregon man lost his life last weekend in a motorcycle wreck.
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STATELINE, Nev. — An Oregon man died from injuries he sustained Saturday in a motorcycle wreck on Kingsbury Grade.

Kurt Kelso, 62, of Springfield, Ore., was identified as the rider of a 2003 Harley Davidson, who crashed at mile marker 10 on State Route 207.

According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, Kelso left the road while negotiating a left turn and was ejected from the motorcycle after he struck a dirt mound. 

East Fork firefighters and Douglas County deputies responded to the collision reported around 12:45 p.m.

This is the second fatality involving a motorcycle in two months on Kingsbury Grade. The fatal crash in June involved three motorcycles and closed the road for a few hours.


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