Hit-and-Run Driver in Salem Fatal Pedestrian Accident Turns Himself In

Location: 47th Avenue NE, Northeast Salem Names: Morales Singer, Jake Montano A 19-year-old man who had been sought in an Oregon hit-run fatality, finally turned himself in to police, according to The Oregonian. On Wednesday January 26 at about 11:30pm, Morales Singer, age 37 of Salem and a father of three, was struck and killed […]

Driver Runs Stop Sign, Causing Fatal Crash

Date: July 19, 2010 Location: Highway 42 & Brockway Road near Winston, Oregon Names: Kaila L. Boyer, Dudley L. Lenhart, Jesse W. James A 22-year-old woman died, and two people were seriously injured, after a driver ran a stop sign, and the pickup truck he was driving was hit by a dump truck, according to […]

Van, Truck Crash on Icy Highway

Date: February 18, 2010 Location: Oregon 6 (NW Wilson River Highway) near Banks, Oregon Names: Joseph Romero, Mark Hanson Two drivers were seriously injured in a head-on collision between a FedEx van and a pickup truck February 18, 2010, on an icy stretch of road on Oregon 6 (NW Wilson River Highway) near Banks, Oregon, […]

Trailer Hitch Crashes Through Window, Missing Baby

Date: February 17, 2010 Location: Highway 99E near Canby, Oregon Names: Eric J. Provost A Milwaukie father and his 6-month-old son miraculously escaped death February 17, 2010,  when a loose trailer hitch in the road came crashing through their car’s front windshield around 4:30 PM as they traveled on Highway 99E north of Canby, Oregon. […]

Good Samaritan Killed in Car Crash

Date: January 22, 2010 Location: Old Highway 47, near Forest Grove, Oregon Name: Joshua Hieter A Good Samaritan trying to help others after a car crash was killed the morning of January 22, 2010, on Old Highway 47, near Forest Grove, Oregon. Responders to the scene found Joshua Hieter, 31, of Forest Grove, lying in […]

Oregon’s Cell Phone Ban

Date: January 14, 2010 Location: Portland, Oregon They still may be a few hang ups surrounding the new cell phone law in Oregon. Portland police cracked down on drivers using cell phones two weeks after Oregon’s hands-free cell phone law went into effect. The new law bans talking or texting while behind the wheel. Police […]

Rollover Kills Man from Remote, Oregon

Date: December 24, 2009 Location: Highway 42, near Remote, Oregon Names: Kenneth Michael Rasmussen Kenneth Michael Rasmussen, 48, of Bakersfield, California, died December 24, 2009, in a single-vehicle truck crash on an icy bridge near the small town of Remote, Oregon, east of Myrtle Point in Coos County. KPIC-TV reports that the crash occurred on […]

Looking Out for Pedestrians

Just in the past week, we have read about at least three pedestrian accidents – two of which involved minors. In the other one, a man in a wheelchair was killed in Hermiston, Oregon. It hit us that because of these accidents, people have lost loved ones during a time family and friends are most […]