Fatal Crash Under Investigation

NEAR GLENDALE, Ore. — An investigation is underway into a single vehicle crash that left a Medford man dead.

Oregon State Police said 71-year-old Bruce Merril of Medford was driving a semi truck on Interstate 5 three miles north of Glendale.

When he crossed into the oncoming lane, went into a ditch, and struck a tree. He was pronounced dead on the scene.