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Salem-News.com (September 29,2014 14:29)

Driver Arrested Following Fatal Traffic Crash on OR Hwy 97

Alcohol and reckless driving are two of the five charges against Fix.

(REDMOND, Ore.) -Fatal crash on Hwy 97Preliminary investigation indicates a 1997 Chevrolet Suburban driven by 32-year old William Wayne Fix from Redmond, was traveling northbound in a reckless manner when he lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle traveled off the roadway and struck a rock embankment where it rolled and came to rest on its side.

Passenger 7-year old Phoenix Marie Price from Redmond, was pronounced deceased at the scene. She is reportedly the driver's stepdaughter.

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Salem-News.com (September 24,2014 23:07)

Multiple Cars Involved in I-5 Fatal Crash

The Sentra's passenger is in Critical condition.

(SALEM, Ore.) -fatal crashOn September 24, 2014 at approximately 7:50 a.m., a 2005 Ford Ranger pickup driven by 53-year old Michael Lippman, from SE Salem, was northbound in heavy rain conditions when it collided into the left side of a tanker trailer.

The pickup then crossed the raised grass center median into the southbound lanes where it collided head-on with a 1993 Nissan Sentra two-door with two occupants. The Nissan's driver was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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Salem-News.com (September 22,2014 20:41)

Driver Dies Following Serious Injury Crash - Highway 99E south of Oregon City

Car trouble ends in tragedy near Oregon City.

(OREGON CITY, Ore.) -Salem-News.comThree people were transported to a Portland-area hospital and one of the individuals died after arrival. All lanes were open about 6:00 p.m.

On September 22, 2014 at approximately 2:45 p.m., a 2000 Nissan Frontier pickup with two occupants was southbound on Highway 99E at milepost 16 when the driver pulled over and stopped due to a problem with the pickup on a limited shoulder about 3 feet wide and partially in the right hand lane.

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Salem-News.com (September 08,2014 23:38)

Serious Injury Hit & Run Crash Involving Motorcycle and ATV - Highway 99E North of Brooks

OSP is seeking information to help locate the involved vehicle and operator.

(SALEM, Ore.) -hit and runOregon State Police is continuing the investigation into Sunday night's serious injury hit & run crash that occurred on Highway 99E near Waconda Road NE about three miles north of Brooks. The crash seriously injured a motorcyclist and OSP is looking for information to help locate a reported involved ATV and its operator.

On September 7, 2014 at approximately 8:41 p.m., a motorcycle operated by 48-year old Keith Miller, from Woodburn, was traveling on Highway 99E near milepost 39 when it collided with an ATV that was crossing the highway.

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Salem-News.com (August 29,2014 22:32)

Salem Police Investigating Hit & Run Traffic Crash

It is illegal to leave the scene of an accident. Witnesses, please contact police at number below.

(SALEM, Ore.) -Salem-News.comSalem Police are investigating an injury Hit & Run traffic crash involving a vehicle and bicyclist.

A bicycle being ridden by a 53 yr old male who was traveling east on Union St. NE, and crossing Commercial St NE was struck by a silver 1990's model Jeep Cherokee who had been traveling south on Commercial St. NE.

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Salem-News.com (August 25,2014 23:40)

Northwest Drivers Think Navigating is Less Distracting Than Talking or Texting

Poll supports gender-driven stereotypes when it comes to asking for directions

(SEATTLE) -Seattle city streetWhether you're directionally challenged or a navigational pro, the latest poll from PEMCO Insurance reveals that most Northwest drivers find a GPS to be the lesser of two evils when it comes to technology distractions on the open road.

According to the PEMCO Insurance Northwest Poll, nearly half of drivers in Washington and Oregon (47 percent) think it's less distracting to use a GPS while driving, when compared to talking or texting on a cell phone while at the wheel.

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Salem-News.com (August 19,2014 14:25)

Independence Man Injured in Hit and Run Crash

The suspect faces a long list of charges, including Failure to Install Ignition Interlock Device.

(NEWBERG, Ore. ) -Oregon State Police Oregon State Police arrested a 35-year-old man following an injury hit and run traffic crash Tuesday morning on Highway 219 south of Newberg.

The suspect driver was found in his crashed vehicle after continuing from the scene before stopped east of Highway 219 on Champoeg Road NE.

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Salem-News.com (August 19,2014 14:05)

Salem Pursuit Ends in Rollover Crash

Marion County Fire District #1 personnel responded to the scene and extricated the driver, 33-year-old Brian Wilson, and passenger 30-year-old Perla Gomez Lazo, from Salem.

(SALEM, Ore. ) -Salem-News.comA 33-year old Salem man was arrested after release from a Salem hospital following Tuesday night's attempt to elude and injury crash in SE Salem.

At approximately 11:17 p.m. an OSP trooper attempted to stop a Cadillac CTS passenger car for traveling 82 mph in a 60 mph speed zone on Interstate 5.

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Salem-News.com (August 11,2014 21:21)

Monmouth Man Killed in High Speed Crash

Anyone with information regarding this accident is encouraged to contact the Polk County Sheriff's Office at 503-623-9251.

(INDEPENDENCE, Ore.) -Polk County Oregon Crash A Monmouth man was killed Monday afternoon in a single vehicle accident on Corvallis Road near Haley Road south of Independence.

The Polk County Sheriff's Office says at 3:00 p.m. deputies, Polk County Fire District #1, and Oregon State Police were called to the scene of crash involving a 1989 Honda Civic.

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Salem-News.com (August 09,2014 16:41)

Semi-Truck Catches Fire in Downtown Salem

High Street has re-opened between Ferry Street and Church Street in downtown Salem.

(SALEM, Ore. ) -Salem Truck FireSalem Firefighters and Salem Police had a rare situation on their hands Saturday afternoon.

A semi truck caught fire on High Street in downtown Salem blocking all lanes of traffic.

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