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.

Anna Weeks is the anchor of NBC5 News at 5 and 11 and Your Place @7 with Anna Weeks. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Oregon State University with a degree in Digital Communication Arts and a minor in writing. Previously, she interned with the National Association of Broadcasters at the NAB Show in Las Vegas. Originally from the Portland area, Anna loves exploring Southern Oregon. In her free time, she enjoys reading, running, and watching sports.
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