Tuesday September 2, 2014
SNc Channels:

Search
About Salem-News.com
Zip Weather


Weather Forecast
Keizer is a thriving community near Salem, Oregon

 

May-02-2009 15:48printcomments

One Killed in Single-Vehicle ATV crash in Columbia County

Alcohol and speed are both believed to be contributing factors to the crash.

Death investigation
Salem-News.com

(SAINT HELENS) - A 44-year-old Columbia County man is dead following a single-vehicle ATV crash near Rainier last night.

Jeff Dickerson with the Columbia County Sheriff's deputies were called out just before 11:00 p.m. Friday Night to a report of an ATV that had gone off the road on Orr Road in the Rainier area.

"Deputies arrived and located a single crash victim."

Dickerson says deputies began CPR on the victim, but Brian Matthew Roth of St. Helens was eventually pronounced dead at the scene.

"Preliminary information available to investigators is that four other subjects were accompanying the deceased on separate recreational vehicles when the crash occurred," Dickerson said.

"No cellular service was available in the area and one of the riders went for help and summoned emergency services."

Columbia County deputies are continuing the investigation into the crash.

Alcohol and speed are both believed to be contributing factors to the crash.




Comments Leave a comment on this story.
Name:

All comments and messages are approved by people and self promotional links or unacceptable comments are denied.


[Return to Top]
©2014 Salem-News.com. All opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Salem-News.com.
comments powered by Disqus


Articles for May 1, 2009 | Articles for May 2, 2009 | Articles for May 3, 2009
Special Section: Truth telling news about marijuana related issues and events.

Since 1985, Salem Tattoo is one of the oldest and most established shops in Salem, in Oregon's Willamette Valley.


Use PayPal to
support
Salem-News.com:


Annual Hemp Festival & Event Calendar