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Coquille man dies in rollover crash

A Coquille man is dead after his vehicle rolled multiple times on East Beaver Hill Road on Monday.

Posted: Aug 27, 2019 10:31 AM
Updated: Aug 27, 2019 10:35 AM

COOS COUNTY, Ore. -- A Coquille man is dead after his vehicle rolled multiple times on East Beaver Hill Road on Monday.

The Coos County Sheriff’s Office and Coquille Fire responded at about 11:15 a.m. Initial reports said the car was possibly on fire.

Deputies said John Elbert, 63, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Camaro, and witnesses said it rolled several times while traveling uphill.

Elbert was the only person in the car and was declared dead at the scene.

Oregon State Police and the Coos County Road Department assisted.

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