One dead, one injured in fiery crash

OSP confirms one person is dead. Medics rushed another to person to the hospital with burns.

Posted: Aug 14, 2018 5:51 AM
Updated: Aug 14, 2018 7:17 PM

UPDATE: Crash investigators say alcohol may have played a factor in the crash.

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EUGENE, Ore -- Oregon State Police and Lane County Sheriff's Office were called to scene of fiery crash.

The initial 911 call came in around 2 a.m. Tuesday for a vehicle on fire near Dillard Road and Brightstar Lane.  The vehicle ended up in a ditch, several feet off Dillard Road.  The car is mangled and burned.  Fire crews had to cut through the car to recover the body.

OSP confirms one person is dead. Medics rushed another to person to the hosptial with burns. No word on the victim's condition.

Dillard Road remains closed as OSP investigators reconstructs the crash.  Drivers in the area are urged to take Highway 99 to Eugene as an alternate route.

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