PRINEVILLE, OR -- A 41-year-old Prineville man was killed in a crash early Saturday morning. According to Oregon State Police, William McCloughan had been seen riding his motorcycle recklessly at high speeds, at about 2:30 a.m.
Minutes later, he failed to obey a stop sign at Woodward Road and Highway 26, crossing the highway in front of a semi tractor-trailer. The truck was unable to avoid hitting the motorcycle. After the collision, the truck overturned, blocking the eastbound lane and injuring the truck driver.
Highway 26 was closed for five hours for the investigation.