Curry County Crash Leads to Death

GOLD BEACH, Ore. – About 7:15 a.m. today, Curry County Sheriff’s responded to a call about a vehicle that was spotted over an embankment along Quosanta Creek Road about 15 miles east of Gold Beach, OR.  According to the observer, Stan Moss, there was one occupant in the vehicle that appeared to be deceased. When … Continue reading »

OSP Releases Names in GP Fatal Crash

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into Thursday afternoon’s fatal traffic crash involving a motorcycle and sport utility vehicle that occurred southwest of Grants Pass.   According to police, a 2000 Nissan Xterra sport utility vehicle, driven by George Griffin (49) from Grants Pass, was travelling northbound on Demaray Drive turning … Continue reading »

Crash into Water Kills Medford Man

NEAR COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — The victim of a single vehicle fatal crash on London Rd. near Cottage Grove last week has been identified as 36-year old, Joaquin Vargascortes from Medford, according to officials. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle in the water off London Rd. near milepost 12 on … Continue reading »

OSP Identifies Driver of Fatal Crash

RICHARDSON, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation following the discovery early Monday of a single vehicle fatal crash scene down a steep embankment off Old Stage Coach Road north of Highway 126W in Lane County. The ongoing investigation confirmed the deceased victim, Canyon Arthur McCardel, was driving the vehicle. OSP was notified … Continue reading »

Crash Near Klamath Falls Kills One

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into the cause of a Tuesday night’s single vehicle crash that killed one person. The crash occured along Highway 97 about two miles north of the Highway 58 junction in Klamath County. OSP responded to the area at about 9:35 p.m. Tuesday to … Continue reading »

Car Crash Kills Two; Driver Arrested

[UPDATED: MAY 7, 2014] The Jackson County Sheriff’s office deputies have arrested the driver of the crash in Rogue River that left two people dead in early April. Lynda Mae Taylor is lodged in the Jackson County Jail on charges of Manslaughter, Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII), and Reckless Driving. [UPDATE: APRIL 3, … Continue reading »

Crash Kills Man near Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — The investigation continues into a deadly, single vehicle crash outside of Jacksonville that happened late Monday night. Oregon State Police officers say a 1996 GMC pickup driven by a 42-year-old man traveled off the north side of Highway 238 near milepost 30. The pickup struck a small utility pole and rolled, police … Continue reading »

Names Released in Fatal Traffic Crash

NEAR WOLF CREEK, Ore. — Police have identified the Knife River employee who died near a work zone yesterday on Interstate 5. 60-year-old Kathleen Roberta Wilson from Trail was working on a paving project, when she stopped a pickup and arrow board trailer with overhead caution lights and emergency flashers activated. She was standing in … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash on Old Stage Road

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – A single-vehicle, roll-over crash sent Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies to the area of Old Stage Rd near Kane Creek Rd in Central Point. The red 1986 Nissan truck was traveling east on Old Stage Rd from the Gold Hill area. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says the vehicle drifted off the shoulder of the … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash Wednesday Near Sweet Home

SWEET HOME, Ore. — A traffic crash Wednesday afternoon led to the death of an adult female along Highway 20 just west of Sweet Home. The 85-year old Sweet Home native was identified as Leretta Moore and had both her grandson and great-grandson in the vehicle who walked away with minor injuries. Oregon State Police … Continue reading »

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