Ashland police investigate fatal crash

ASHLAND, Ore. – Police are now identifying the motorcyclist who was killed in an Ashland crash.

The Ashland Police Department said at about 11:50 a.m. on December 17, a motorcycle operated by 29-year-old Jamison Peil of Ashland collided with a car at the intersection of Wimer and Scenic Streets.

Peil was thrown from his motorcycle and later died from his injuries. Police said Peil was wearing a helmet.

Investigators said the crash appears to have been caused by “excessive speed on the part of the motorcycle.”

Nobody else was injured in the crash.

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