I-5 Traffic Crash Leads to Death

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Police are still investigating a fatal traffic crash along I-5 near Roseburg. Investigators say yesterday afternoon a black Ford Focus driven by Jonathan Graham (58) of Myrtle Creek, was northbound on I-5 near milepost 110. The Focus drifted into a the traffic barrier and crashed sustaining heavy front and side damage. Graham … Continue reading »

Double Fatal Crash On Highway 99

JUNCTION CITY, Ore.  – Oregon State Police continue to investigate a double fatal vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 99 near Milliron Road this morning. Preliminary investigation indicates that shortly before 7:00 A.M., this morning, a red, 1991 Ford Explorer, driven by Jacob W. Harper Leonard (29) of Junction City, was northbound on Hwy. 99 … Continue reading »

No Criminal Charges for Fatal Crash

NEAR GOLD HILL, Ore.-  Criminal charges will not be filed against the man who caused an fatal accident on Interstate 5 in September. Jackson County District Attorney, Beth Heckert, said after a thorough investigation, Steven Coleman was determined to not be driving recklessly or with criminal negligence. She said last September Coleman approached the construction … Continue reading »

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 »

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