Police: Florence man dies following motorcycle crash

(Oregon State Police photo)

FLORENCE, Ore. -- A Florence man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Harney County.

Oregon State Police say just before noon Saturday, the motorcyclist, 61-year-old Dan Barnum, was traveling on Highway 20 at 70 mph when he crashed near milepost 163.

The speed limit is 65.

State police say they don't know how Barnum drifted off the roadway onto the shoulder and lost control in the gravel.

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