Report Released on Big Windy Fatal Crash

NEAR GLENDALE, Ore. — An investigative report shows what led to the deadly crash of a fire crew member last summer in Southern Oregon. 19-year-old Jesse Trader of Albany was killed last August while fighting the Big Windy Fire In the report, investigators say he was on his first assignment driving the truck only about … Continue reading »

OSP Investigates Fatal Crash on HWY 20

SANTIAM PASS, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating a fatal crash near Santiam Pass Sunday. OSP says around 12:35 p.m, a 2008 Ford Focus driven by Ellen D. Freddi, 34, of Jefferson, was traveling eastbound on Highway 20 when it lost control on the wet roadway and struck the guardrail on the south side … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash on Santiam Pass

SANTIAM PASS, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into a fatal crash near Santiam Pass Monday. Troopers say around 9:13 a.m. a Ford Fusion driven by and 86-year-old woman was travelling eastbound on Highway 20 when she lost control on the ice. The Fusion crossed into westbound lanes and hit a Volvo … Continue reading »

Eugene Man Dies in Crash on Highway 99

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man died after a single-car crash on Highway 99 just north of Eugene Friday morning. It happened just after 9 a.m. where Clear Lake Road crosses the highway. The 29-year-old driver from Eugene was pronounced dead at the scene. Crews were on the scene until early Friday afternoon. The crash … Continue reading »

Brother Honors Boxer Brother

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A family still in mourning is reaching out to the community for help. 14-year-old Carlos Perez, an up and coming boxer in the Springfield community, died of injuries suffered in a crash back in January. Those who knew Carlos Perez say he was driven. His father, Carlos Perez, Sr., says his son … Continue reading »

Deadly Crash on Hwy 228

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — Oregon State Police say a 16-year-old girl was killed in a two-vehicle crash along HWy 228 – two miles east of Brownsville. Police say she was driving with her mother westbound on 228 when she crossed the center line and was struck by an eastbound tow truck. OSP says the girl’s mother … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Driver Runs Light in Fatal Crash

UPDATE:  Oregon State Police says the man who died in a crash outside of Junction City Friday morning ran a red light. Troopers say James Richmond, of Coos Bay, failed to stop at the intersection of Highway 99 and Highway 36. OSP says James Richmond died and his wife Barbara went to the hospital with … Continue reading »

Bicyclist Killed in Crash

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon State Police say a bicyclist was hit and killed in a north Eugene neighborhood Sunday afternoon. Troopers say Steven Emery Burch, 56, of Eugene, was was traveling northbound on Oak Drive on his motorized bike when he made a u-turn on Howard Avenue after running a stop sign. Witnesses say that … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Deadly Crash Closes Highway

Near DUNES CITY, Ore.– Oregon State Police says alcohol was not a factor in a crash that killed a 23-year-old Washington woman Saturday night. The accident happened along Highway 101 near Dunes City just after 8 p-m. OSP says that the female driver was headed northbound on 101 when her Chevrolet Spark subcompact car crossed the … Continue reading »

Springfield Man Dies in Crash

Near ROSEBURG, Ore. — A Springfield man died in a crash on Highway 138E about three miles east of Roseburg. Oregon State Police say at about 2:25 a.m. Wednesday, the 26-year-old was driving a pick-up westbound near milepost 5, when it crossed the eastbound lane and up an embankment and rolled before stopping on its … Continue reading »

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