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Motorcyclist killed in Douglas County identified

The 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle ridden by Kurt Kelso, 62, of Springfield, Ore., that crashed in Kingsbury Grade. Kelso died in the crash.
The 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle ridden by Kurt Kelso, 62, of Springfield, Ore., that crashed in Kingsbury Grade. Kelso died in the crash.(Nevada Highway Patrol)
Published: Aug. 1, 2020 at 4:30 PM PDT|Updated: Aug. 5, 2020 at 5:04 PM PDT
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GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (KOLO) -AUG. 5, 4 P.M. UPDATE: The person killed in the Aug. 1 motorcycle crash on Kingsbury Grade has been identified as Kurt Kelso, 62, of Springfield, Ore.

The Nevada Highway Patrol said Kelso was going north on Kingsbury Grade at about 12:47 p.m. when he left the road doing through a left curve, struck a dirt mound and was thrown from the motorcycle. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

ORIGINAL STORY: A motorcycle rider is dead after a crash Saturday at Kingsbury Grade and Foothill Road near Gardnerville, the Nevada Highway Patrol reported.

The crash happened at about 12:47 p.m. and it appears only the motorcycle was involved, the NHP said.

The driver was taken to a hospital and died.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Some traffic lanes were closed but were reopened by late afternoon, the NHP said.

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