OSP: One child killed after fatal two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 140

Oregon State Police are investigating a fatal crash in White City. Police say a 7-year-old girl died at the scene.

Posted: Jan 29, 2018 11:53 PM

WHITE CITY, Ore.--Oregon State Police say a 7-year-old girl has died as a result of a fatal crash on Highway 140 and Lakeview Drive.

The crash is still under investigation and they're looking for any witnesses who may have seen the crash, to come forward.

Police tell NewsWatch 12 a car with children in the backseat was traveling eastbound on Highway 140 when it stopped to make a left turn.

Authorities say a pickup truck rear-ended the car, killing one child.

Sgt. Stephanie Bigman says, "There has been a fatality, the vehicle that got rear-ended had three children inside, one of the children inside is now deceased."

Police say both parties involved in the crash are local.

Oregon State Police along with ODOT performed a crash reconstruction.

investigators were on scene over three hours.

No names have been released.

Article Comments

44° wxIcon
Hi: 57° Lo: 42°
Feels Like: 44°
46° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 42°
Crater Lake
37° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 37°
Grants Pass
43° wxIcon
Hi: 57° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 43°
Klamath Falls
37° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 37°
Showery weekend
KDRV Radar
KDRV Fire Danger
KDRV Weather Cam

Community Events