Mother arrested in fatal crash near Philomath that killed young daughter

Laurie Ramsey’s 5-year-old daughter died in the collision.

Posted: Jul 3, 2018 4:06 PM
Updated: Jul 3, 2018 7:27 PM

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Benton County sheriff’s deputies arrested Laurie Ramsey, 41, of Philomath Tuesday in connection with the fatal single-vehicle crash that killed her 5-year-old daughter June 24.

Ramsey was booked into the Benton County Jail and released on bail. She was charged with first- and second-degree manslaughter, second- and third-degree assault, and driving under the influence of intoxicants.

Ramsey and her 8-year-old daughter sustained serious injuries in the crash, which took place on Mary’s River Estates Road near Philomath.

The investigation is ongoing.

Article Comments

Broken Clouds
72° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 72°
69° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 69°
75° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 75°
North Bend
60° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 60°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner


Community Events