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 »

Second Death Confirmed In Hwy 199 Crash

MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) confirmed a second person died following Wednesday afternoon’s single vehicle fatal traffic crash along Highway 199 near Cave Junction. According to a hospital official where she was being treated, the female passenger died Thursday. According to OSP, on February 6, 2013 at approximately 1:54 p.m., a 2005 Dodge … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash Along Highway 199

NEAR CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) are continuing the investigation into Wednesday afternoon’s single vehicle fatal traffic crash along Highway 199 about eight miles south of Cave Junction. The crash resulted in the death of a 75-year old man and also led to critical injuries of a 65-year old woman. According to … Continue reading »

Leta Schroeder Enters Guilty Plea

MEDFORD, Ore. — Leta Schroeder was scheduled for a plea change Thursday in Jackson County Court. The District Attorney’s Office announced Schroeder entered a guilty plea to criminally negligent homicide and four counts of failure to perform duties of a driver in regards to an injured person. Schroeder was sentenced to 46 months in the … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash Indictment Leads to Arrest

PHILOMATH, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) arrested a woman from Blodgett Wednesday morning following a grand jury indictment to an investigation regarding a fatal traffic crash on Highway 34 last September. The crash resulted in the death of a 22-year old Myrtle Creek woman and serious injuries to another person. According to Sergeant Eric … Continue reading »

Names Released in Fatal Hwy 140 Crash

NEAR WHITE CITY, Ore. — Oregon State Police troopers have released the names of the people involved in Friday’s fatal crash along an icy stretch of Highway 140. Oregon State Police said just after 6 p.m. on Friday, a Toyota Tundra pickup crossed the center lane of Highway 140 at mile marker 18, and was … Continue reading »

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