Police identify driver killed in Hwy 99 crash at Birdseye Creek

A 24-year-old Central Point man was killed in a crash shortly after midnight on Monday, March 18.

Posted: Mar 21, 2019 4:15 PM
Updated: Mar 21, 2019 4:21 PM

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Police have identified a young man killed in a crash along Highway 99 just after midnight on Monday morning.

According to Oregon State Police (OSP), 24-year-old Kevin Majoros of Central Point was driving his 1987 Toyota pickup along the highway when he failed to negotiate a curve near milepost 10, left the roadway, and came to rest in Birdseye Creek. The creek lies just across the Rogue River from Valley of the Rogue State Park.

Troopers and emergency personnel from Rogue River Fire and Police departments, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, and the Oregon Department of Transportation responded to the crash around 12:18 a.m.

Majoros sustained fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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