On Monday, August 12, 2019 at approximately 3:18 A.M. Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a motorcycle crash on Hwy 238 near milepost 37. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Harley Davidson motorcycle, operated by Stephen Coolidge (57) from Jacksonville,  was traveling west on Hwy 238 when he struck a cow (deceased) that was in the roadway.
Coolidge sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. Hwy 238 was closed for over two hours following the crash.