Fatal Accident Closes Clear Lake Road

UPDATE: The names of the people involved in the fatal crash on Clear Lake Road in Eugene have been released. The driver of the SUV who died at the scene was Patricia L. Morgan, 57, from Junction City. The ambulance driver was firefighter/EMT-I Jason Lockett, 26, and in the rear of the ambulance was fire … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash on Clear Lake Road

EUGENE, Ore. — One person is dead and three people were taken to the hospital after crashing head-on north of Eugene. The crash occurred early Wednesday afternoon on Clear Lake Road. Investigators say the crash was between an SUV and a Eugene Fire ambulance. The driver of the SUV died. The three people in the … Continue reading »

Crash Kills One and Injures Five

LINN COUNTY, Ore. — Oregon State Police say a Toyota Camry ran a stop sign at the intersection of Lake Creek and Highway 99 and struck a Dodge headed south on Highway 99. One of the Camry’s passengers, Leopoldo Clemente, 70, was pronounced dead at the scene. Five other people were taken to the hospital … Continue reading »

Albany Man Indicted After Fatal Crash

ALBANY, Ore. — Nearly eight months after a wreck that killed two people, an Albany man faces charges of criminally negligent homicide. Wallace Beaver was indicted by a Lincoln County grand jury last week and turned himself in on Friday morning. Oregon State Police say that on the morning of October 25, 2012, Beaver was … Continue reading »

Crash Kills 88-Year-Old Roseburg Man

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — The Douglas County Rural Fire District and Oregon State Police responded to a fatal crash Friday that caused traffic to back of for miles on I-5. Emergency responders say around 5:30 p.m. Carole Canfield, 76, of Roseburg, was traveling southbound on I-5 near milepost 120 when she began to drive toward … Continue reading »

Nima’s Wish Comes True

EUGENE, Ore. — The sound of African drums, like the heart, it’s a constant beat. The tatoo transports Eliman Gibba to Africa–  to Gambia where he was born and where he and his wife planned to take to their daughter, Nima. At 11-years-old, her life was cut short. January 2009. Nima was returning from dance … Continue reading »

Head-on Crash Kills Driver

VENETA, Ore. — A head-on collision near Veneta killed one driver early Thursday morning. When deputies arrived to the scene of the crash, they found that a semi truck had completely torn off the top of a Honda Accord after the two vehicles collided head-on. Troopers say at about 8 a.m. a large Lane County … Continue reading »

No Charges Filed in Deadly Crash

SWEET HOME, Ore. — After an eight-month investigation, the Linn County District Attorney decided not to file charges against the man who caused a deadly crash. The district attorney’s decision to drop all charges against Steven Dyal for the fatal crash he allegedly caused on Highway 228 came as a surprise to both him and … Continue reading »

North Bend Man Killed in Crash

LAKESIDE, Ore. — A crash on Highway 101 near Lakeside killed a North Bend man Sunday morning. Jon Copsey, 60, was traveling southbound along Highway 101 when he drove off  the shoulder, into the brush and struck a tree. Copsey was pronounced dead at the scene when Oregon State troopers arrived. His wife Beatrice Copsey … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Fatal Vehicle Crash

HARRISBURG, Ore. — The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that happened Tuesday afternoon. Kenneth Kirkpatrick, 52, of Shedd, was traveling west on Diamond Hill Drive when his vehicle was struck by a van traveling north on Powerline Road, investigators said. The van driven by Glenda Boundy, 38, of Corvallis, … Continue reading »

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