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Deadly Crash In North Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — MEDFORD, Ore. — One person is dead and several others injured near the Rogue Valley Mall on Crater Lake Highway.

Police received a call about a car crash a little after 4 a.m. Monday morning. Officers say a pickup truck driving westbound on Highway 62 was going through the intersection.

A van with 7 passengers was driving northbound on Riverside Avenue. The pickup truck failed to stop at a red light and both vehicles collided at the intersection. The van flipped over and took out the light fixture.

There were three people who were ejected from the vehicle, two are in surgery at Providence Hospital, and one is deceased. Officers are still looking for the driver of the pickup truck who is a woman. Police are still looking for the female that fled the scene. She has been identified Leta Schroeder, 34 year old female (see photograph). Police believe she may have been injured during the accident, but it is not known how serious.