Four Injured in Hwy 97 Crash

CHEMULT, Ore. – Oregon State Police says four people were transported to the hospital following a two-vehicle traffic crash on Highway 97 Monday. OSP says around 12:34 p.m. a gray Acura sport utility vehicle was travelling northbound when it crossed the centerline and collided with a Ford F-150 pulling a travel trailer. The driver, Marilyn … Continue reading »

Truck Driver Cited in Hwy 97 Crash

LA PINE, Ore. – Oregon State Police say a commercial truck driver was cited Monday following a crash at the intersection of Highway 31 and Highway 97. Troopers say around 5 a.m. Dennis C. Chaffin, 54, of Chilcoot, California, was driving west on Highway 31, when he reportedly fell asleep as he approached the Highway … Continue reading »

Two Die in Head-On Crash Near Chemult

CHEMULT, Ore. – Oregon State Police are investigating a double fatal crash on Highway 97 Friday. Troopers say around 11 a.m. Kenneth C. Frazier, 44, of Gilchrist, was travelling southbound on Highway 97 near milepost 200 when he attempted to pass another vehicle in a no passing zone. At that time Earl R. Johnson, 73, … Continue reading »