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Names released of motorcyclists killed in DUII crash near Eagle Point

Police have released the names of two people killed in a Saturday night crash near Eagle Point allegedly caused by a juvenile driving under the influence of intoxicants.

The two victims were Lawrence Foster, 60, and Catherine Denise Hock, 54, both of Trail, according to a news release from Oregon State Police. Foster was the operator of a motorcycle involved in the crash, and Hock was the passenger, the release said.

Police have said the name of the juvenile driving and two others in the vehicle “will not be released ... at this time.”

The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday on Highway 234 near Eagle Point. Foster was driving east on his black Harley-Davidson when a silver Ford Mustang slammed into it “nearly head-on,” OSP said.

Foster and Hock died at the scene. The juvenile driver and passengers were not injured. OSP arrested the Mustang driver on a DUII charge.

Highway 234 was closed for more than three hours. OSP, the Oregon Department of Transportation, Jackson County Fire District 3 and the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office responded.

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