On 10-03-13 at 1711, Florence Police received a report of a motorcycle versus a pickup truck crash at Hwy 101 and 43rd St. Florence PD and Oregon State Police responded and conducted the investigation.
The driver of the motorcycle, Jerry Lester Taylor DOB 01-05-79, of Florence, was traveling South on Hwy 101. The driver of the pickup truck, Kristy Catalfamo, DOB 02-03-91, of Florence, was turning from 43rd St to go North on to Hwy 101. The two vehicles collided in the intersection of Hwy 101 and 43rd St. The driver of the motorcycle, Taylor, was pronounced dead at the scene. Taylor was wearing a helmet. The driver of the truck, Catalfamo, was not injured.
This incident is still under investigation by Florence PD and OSP. No enforcement action was taken at the scene and is pending the results of the investigation.
For the complete article see the 10-05-2013 issue.
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