Lebanon Man Killed in Dirt Bike Crash in Sprague

A man from Lebanon has died after a dirt bike crash in Sprague on Friday night.

State police said 21-year-old Andrew Morrison Jr. was driving an unregistered, uninsured non-illuminated dirt bike north on Route 97 approaching the intersection of Salt Road Road around 8:15 p.m.

According to police, Morrison then collided with a pickup truck head-on as it turned south onto Route 97.

During the crash, Morrison separated from his dirt bike, went up the hood and into the windshield of the pickup truck before landing in the northbound travel lane of Route 97, authorities added.

Morrison was transported to Backus Hospital with serious injuries, where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the pickup truck was transported to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact Troop E at (860) 848-6500.

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