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, […]

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 […]

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, […]

Suspended Driver Arrested After Hitting Three Cars

Date: November 26, 2009 Location: I-5 north of Salem, Oregon Names: Eric Ryan Witt A Rainier, Oregon, man was arrested on multiple charges, including driving while suspended, after his car crashed into three other vehicles on I-5 north of Salem, November 26, 2009, around 11:50 AM. Eric Ryan Witt, 39, attempted to elude Oregon State […]

URGENT: Toyota and Lexus Safety Alert

Date: September 29, 2009 In the wake of a tragic crash that killed a California Highway Patrol officer and three members of his family, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. issued a news release September 29, 2009, urging owners to remove the driver’s side floor mats from eight Toyota and Lexus models immediately, and not to replace […]

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 […]

Bicyclist Killed, Drivers Cited in Fatal N. Portland Accident

Date: November 4, 2009 Location: North Willamette Blvd. & North Haven Ave., Portland, Oregon Names: Kipp Crawford, Carlos Tyrone McCall, Felisa Washington-Berry So many questions remain surrounding the death of Kipp Crawford, 31, a Portland, Oregon, musician who died November 4, 2009, after he was found in the road next to his bike. According to […]