Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention

Date: November 30, 2009 Forget the “three R’s.” This year, it’s all about the three D’s. By presidential proclamation, December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention, or 3D, Month. Every U.S. president since Ronald Reagan has affirmed his commitment to stop drunk driving with this annual observance.

Portland Woman Dies in Crash

Date: December 2, 2009 Location: Highway 99W & SW Bell Road, Sherwood, Oregon Names: Grace C. Throckmorton, Michael D. Backman Grace C. Throckmorton, 23, of Portland, Oregon, died December 2, 2009, after she pulled her car into the path of a Jeep Cherokee driven by Michael D. Backman, 27, of Dayton. The accident occurred around […]

Log Trucks Collide, Seriously Injure Veneta Man

Date: December 2, 2009 Location: Highway 226 between Lyons and Scio, Oregon Names: Dennis D. Kloehn, Oscar Vasfaret According to KVAL.com, two fully loaded log trucks crashed December 2, 2009, around 11:35 AM, on Highway 226 between Lyons and Scio, Oregon. The crash sent one driver to the hospital with serious injuries. Dennis D. Kloehn, […]

Woman Killed, Man Critically Injured after Bridge Crash

Date: November 17, 2009 Location: Astoria-Megler Bridge, Astoria, Oregon Names: Herbert Goebel, Kathleen Ann Brock A head-on collision on the Astoria-Megler Bridge in Astoria, Oregon, killed a 51-year-old Long Beach, Washington, woman and critically injured a Vancouver man, the morning of November 17, 2009. The crash, which took place on a bridge crossing the Columbia […]

Teenage Girl Dies in Van-Truck Crash

Date: November 24, 2009 Location: Highway 18 & SE Ash Road, Dayton, Oregon Names: Kalie Mosgrove, Connie Mosgrove, Jolan Miller A 13-year-old girl died November 24, 2009, around 8:10 PM, when the van she was riding in was hit by a truck, reports The Oregonian. Kalie Mosgrove, 13, of Dayton, Oregon, was killed in the […]

One Dead, One Injured on Icy Road in Prineville Accident

Date: November 20, 2009 Location: Highway 26, east of Prineville, Oregon Names: Wayne L. Elliott, Robert C. Mair A John Day, Oregon, man was killed November 20, 2009, when his car skidded out of control on icy roads and crashed into a truck on Highway 26, about 25 miles east of Prineville. The crash took […]

Oregon Highway 97 Car Crash Kills Woman

Date: November 23, 2009 Location: Highway 97, Bend, Oregon Names: Jeanne Coward, Dodd Hook, Lois Gruver Jeanne Coward, 69, of Bend, Oregon, was killed November 23, 2009, around 2 PM, on Highway 97 near the Deschutes Market Junction when her car was struck by an SUV driven by Dodd Hook, 47, also of Bend. The […]

3 Die from Injuries in Church Van Rollover

Date: November 12, 2009 Location: I-84 near Baker City, Oregon Names: Phillip Joel Harris, Joshua John Pischura, Taune Nicole Winter Pepper According to KATU.com, Phillip Joel Harris, of Attalla, Alabama, became the latest casualty of an early-morning freeway crash near Baker City, Oregon, where a church van carrying 16 people rolled on icy roads. Harris, […]