Car Hits Two Women Waiting for Highway Help

Date: October 21, 2009 Location: Highway 26, Vista Ridge Tunnel, Portland Oregon Names: Caprice Miller, Jessica Kvidera, Fabian Fertig Two women who had crashed their truck and were waiting for help on Highway 26 in Portland, Oregon, were struck by a car that lost control as it exited the Vista Ridge Tunnel, October 21, 2009. […]

Protecting Your Kids from the #1 Risk This Halloween

Date: October 27, 2009 Halloween is a time for scary stories, and often it’s the grownups getting spooked. Parents hear warnings about stranger danger, razor blades, and LSD in candy bags. There’s even a scientific study on eye injuries from throwing raw eggs. Some folks worry about black cats. But the real danger on Halloween […]

Rollover Crash Kills Two Idaho Men, Dogs

Date: October 14, 2009 Location: U.S. 95, south of Jordan Valley, Oregon Names: Ron Tibbett, Joseph Geary Sadness spread over the small eastern Oregon town of Jordan Valley on October 14, 2009, after a tragic rollover crash took the lives of two Idaho men, and killed the two dogs in their vehicle. Ron Tibbett, 46, […]

Driver Killed in Truck Crash Involving Speed and Alcohol

Date: October 15, 2009 Location: SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway, Oregon Names: Ronald Earley According to The Portland Tribune, alcohol and speeding were factors in an early-morning truck crash October 15, 2009, that killed a 24-year-old man. The fatal accident occurred around 2:50 AM, as Ronald Earley, of Portland, Oregon, was driving a Ford Ranger pickup truck […]

Driver Blacks Out, Causing Five-Car Crash

Driver Blacks Out, Causing Five-Car Crash

Date: October 6, 2009 Location: NW Cornelius Pass Road, Hillsboro, Oregon Names: [Unknown] (Photo: The Hillsboro Argus) A terrifying scene unfolded around 2:45 PM on October 6, 2009, in Hillsboro, Oregon, when a 50-year-old driver slumped over the wheel, unconscious, while driving his car on NW Cornelius Pass Road near Evergreen Parkway.

Man Beaten and Robbed, Before Dying in Gresham Rollover Crash

Date: October 14, 2009 Location: SE 257th Avenue & Stark Street, Gresham, Oregon Names: Danial Eugene Rupp The last night of Danial Eugene Rupp’s short life consisted of disaster piling onto disaster. The horrifying story started in the early morning hours of October 14, 2009, when Rupp was attacked and robbed as he left the […]

Cannon Beach Crash Kills 1, Injures 4

Date: October 14, 2009 Location: Highway 101 near Arch Cape tunnel, Cannon Beach, Oregon Names: Charles E. Nilson, Carol Nilson, Debra Nilson, Tom Watson, Sydnee Watson A two-car, head-on crash on Highway 101 near the Arch Cape Tunnel, in Cannon Beach, Oregon, killed Charles E. Nilson, 83, and seriously injured his wife, Carol, 79, and […]

Crash Kills Woman, 91, Injures Policeman

Crash Kills Woman, 91, Injures Policeman

Date: October 12, 2009 Location: Highway 58 & Crestview Street, Oakridge, Oregon Names: Virginia Spalinger, Daniel Miller (Photo: The Oakridge, Oregon, community was stunned and grieving after a shocking car crash on October 12, 2009, killed a 91-year-old grandmother and seriously injured a young police officer. The head-on collision at the only stoplight in […]