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, […]

Strange But True Thanksgiving Traffic Facts

Date: November 24, 2009 Each year, Americans eat 45 million turkeys at Thanksgiving. And that’s not the only weird fact you can chew on this Turkey Day. Here are a few pre-Thanksgiving leftovers from the “you can’t make this stuff up” file, courtesy of Tom Vanderbilt, author of the new book, Traffic: Why We Drive […]

OSP Investigates Sam Barlow Coach in Hit-and-Run Crash

Date: October 31, 2009 Location: Oregon 99E near South Lone Elder Road, Aurora, Oregon Names: Benjamin Story, Larry Scott Vang The Oregonian reports that Oregon State Police have identified a Sam Barlow High School assistant football coach as a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured Benjamin Story, 23, of Aurora, on October 31, […]

Passerby Rescues Mother, Children from Submerged Car After Crash

A Good Samaritan pulled four people, including three small children, from an SUV half submerged in the rushing waters of a creek November 18, 2009, after the vehicle crashed on Widow Creek Road in Newport, Oregon, and rolled down an embankment. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office told the Newport News-Times that alcohol was involved in […]

One Pedestrian Killed, One Injured in Crash

Date: November 1, 2009 Location: SE 80th Avenue & Foster Road, Portland, Oregon Names: Lindsay A. Leonard, Jessica Finlay Two women walking home from a nearby Fred Meyer store were hit by a car November 1, 2009, around 7:30 PM, as they crossed a marked but poorly lit intersection at SE 80th Avenue and Foster […]