Woman Sentenced for Fatal Crash

ALBANY, Ore. — A Philomath woman will spend two years in prison after she pleaded no contest to charges involving a fatal crash. Investigators say 37-year-old Valorie Carrigan tried changing lanes on Highway 34 when she hit 22-year-old Chelsea Duffy’s car in 2012. The Oregon State University student died at the scene. Carrigan was sentenced … Continue reading »

Woman Faces Charges for Deadly Crash

LINN COUNTY, Ore- Five months after a deadly crash on Highway 34, a Blodgett woman now faces criminal charges. Oregon State Police arrested 36-year old Valorie Carrigan on Wednesday after she was indicted by a Linn County Grand Jury on charges of First Degree Manslaughter, Second Degree Assault and two other felony counts. The arrest … Continue reading »

Myrtle Creek Woman Killed in Car Crash

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A three-car crash near Corvallis killed one and seriously injured another Wednesday afternoon. The crash was on Highway 34, about two miles east of Corvallis. Troopers say Valorie Carrigan, 35, from Blodgett was eastbound in the right lane and attempted to change lanes when she clipped a car driven by Chelsea Duffy, … Continue reading »