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Edmund LaPlante of Oregon City dies in single-vehicle crash on Highway 207 in Morrow County

An Oregon City man died on Sunday as the result of a motorcycle crash in Morrow County.

At approximately 12:16 p.m. on Sept. 12, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a motorcycle crash on Highway 207 near milepost 20C, south of Heppner.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Suzuki motorcycle, operated by Edmund LaPlante, 70, of Oregon City, was southbound when it failed to negotiate a curve and left the roadway.

LaPlante sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The Oregon State Police were assisted at the scene by the Morrow County Sheriff's Office, Morrow County Ambulance and ODOT.

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