2 people dead after crash in Douglas County

McCullough IV and his passenger, Mark Ritter (20) from Roseburg, sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced dead.

Posted: Sep 20, 2020 1:39 PM

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. --- Two people are dead after a crash in Douglas County Saturday night, according to Oregon State Police. 

OSP said they got a report of a two vehicle crash on Hwy 42 near milepost 74 around 9:15 p.m. 

Preliminary investigation revealed that a Dodge Ram pickup, driven by Dustin Robinson (36) from Sutherlin, was driving westbound when he went off the road. He hit a Pontiac Grand AM, driven by William McCullough IV (20) from Roseburg, who was at the intersection of Jackie Avenue and Hwy 42.

McCullough IV and his passenger, Mark Ritter (20) from Roseburg, sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced dead.

Robinson sustained minor injures from the crash.

OSP was assisted by Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Winston Police Department, Douglas County Fire District 2, ODOT and the Douglas County District Attorney's Office.

Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (Robinson) is being investigated as a possible factor in the crash. 

Stay with KEZI 9 News for updates.  

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