Roseburg man dies in motorcycle crash

November 20, 2018

A Roseburg man died Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle crash on Happy Valley Road about a half-mile northeast of the intersection with Lookingglass Road.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Officers said 40-year-old Matthew Ryan Cordell of Roseburg was traveling west on Happy Valley Road when his 1980 Harley Davidson motorcycle went off the roadway on a corner and struck a culvert and mailbox.

Paramedics were called to the scene about 1:30 p.m. Saturday. They said Cordell died at the scene.

Officers said Cordell was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The crash is still under investigation and anyone who may have information about the incident is asked to call the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office at 541-440-4471.

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