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Salem-News.com (July 23,2019 00:51)
Motorcyclist Killed in 2-Vehicle CrashSalem-News.com
A car turned left in front of a Harley Davidson Motorcycle, killing the biker.
(CLACKAMAS COUNTY, Ore.) -Sadly, this type of accident has been seen before, too many times. Sunday afternoon at about 4:48 Oregon State Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy 224 near milepost 15. It was a fatal.Read Full Article
Officials say the preliminary investigation revealed a Buick Lesabre, operated by 88-year old Violet Sullivan of Estacada, was traveling westbound on Hwy 224 and turned left in front of a Harley Davidson Motorcycle operated by 65-year old Russell Nelson of Portland.
Salem-News.com (July 23,2019 00:34)
Wild Turkey Causes Fatal Motorcycle crash on Hwy 97Salem-News.com
The crash happened approximately two miles north of Moro, Oregon.
(SHERMAN COUNTY, Ore.) -Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2005 Kawasaki motorcycle, operated by 55-year old Vanesa Gunther of Junction City, Oregon, was traveling southbound on Hwy 97 when a wild turkey collided with her after flying into a northbound commercial motor vehicle. Read Full Article
Gunther sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Salem-News.com (July 20,2019 23:54)
Head-on Crash on Highway 97 Kills Bend WomanSalem-News.com
Second vehicle's driver and passenger were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
(KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore.) -A two-vehicle head on fatal crash on Highway 97 Thursday evening claimed the life of a 19-year old Bend resident. July 18th at 7:30 p.m., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the area near milepost 197 in Klamath County. Read Full Article
The investigation revealed that a white 2005 Jeep Liberty was traveling southbound on Highway 97 and for unknown reasons, drifted onto the southbound shoulder.
Salem-News.com (April 15,2019 16:20)
OR 34 Corvallis-Lebanon Highway Cleanup UnderwaySalem-News.com
The highway is open, but you should expect lane closures and delays
(CORVALLIS, Ore. ) -Crews began removing debris, clearing culverts and rebuilding shoulders today on OR 34, Corvallis-Lebanon Highway, between Colorado Lake Drive and Peoria Road. Read Full Article
Flood waters closed the road between Tuesday night and Friday morning. As of April 13, an eastbound lane remained closed at the OR 34 Bypass and the Bypass was closed between OR 99W and OR 34. Single lane closures should be expected for at least two weeks.
Salem-News.com (April 02,2019 22:17)
Hwy 18 at Dayton Closed for Hours Due to Crash into BridgeBonnie King Salem-News.com
The bridge crosses the Yamhill River, and is a main thoroughfare for travelers.
(DAYTON, Ore.) -A wood chip truck on its way from Willamina to Vancouver with a full load of chips crashed Monday morning near Dayton, closing Hwy 18 in both directions from 9 o'clock until after 4 p.m. Read Full Article
Travelers going south were detoured around the closure using Kreder Road which connects to 99W just north of Lafayette. Those traveling north were detoured through Lafayette, causing enormous back up for thousands of vehicles.
Salem-News.com (March 24,2019 22:06)
Serious Crash Injures 3 Near Grand RondeSalem-News.com
Hebo Hwy 22 was closed for over 2 hours
(GRAND RONDE, Ore.) -About 7 pm this evening, a serious accident happened when a single vehicle crashed into a tree on Hwy 22 near West of the Church of the Wildwoods at milepost 15.5.Read Full Article
Emergency crews found 2 people entrapped in the vehicle and one on the ground. Heavy extrication was needed, with crews removing the top of the vehicle.
Salem-News.com (March 06,2019 12:08)
Upcoming Time Change Expected to Cause Drowsy DriversSalem-News.com
Avoid drowsy driving, get extra rest now
(SALEM, Ore.) -This weekend, Oregonians will spring forward by setting clocks ahead one hour (officially at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 10), and safety advocates want to remind travelers that changes to sleeping patterns can result in drowsy driving.Read Full Article
Drowsy driving can be deadly just like driving impaired.
From 2013 – 2017 in Oregon, 58 people died in crashes involving a drowsy driver – and officials believe the real number is likely higher.
Salem-News.com (February 27,2019 11:40)
Hooskanadan Slide Continues Closure Hwy 101 MP344Salem-News.com Travel
Traffic is detouring using Carpenterville Highway.
(BROOKINGS, Ore.) -The Hooskanadan slide is still active this morning. Traffic is detouring using Carpenterville Highway. Freight restrictions are in effect and motor carrier enforcement officers are on both sides checking traffic.Read Full Article
Drivers are reminded that Carpenterville Highway is a long, narrow and winding road with steep grades and an elevation change of 1,700 feet.
Salem-News.com (February 26,2019 22:20)
OSP Seeks Public Assistance in CrashSalem-News.com
If you have any information related to this incident, please contact OSP or 800-442-0776 refer to Sr. Trooper Freitag
(SALEM, Ore.) -This morning at about 7:45, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a multi-vehicle crash on I-5 between mile posts 260-262 near Keizer. Read Full Article
The suspect ran four separate vehicles off the road before crashing into a tree. The male suspect was driving northbound on Interstate 5 in a white 2018 Chevy Silverado pickup bearing CA Lic# 65811L2 (see photo).
Salem-News.com (February 26,2019 16:46)
Winter Weather Advisory for Willamette ValleySalem-News.com Weather
Central Willamette Valley- Including the cities of Salem, McMinnville, Woodburn, Stayton, and Dallas
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -A winter weather advisory is in effect from 7 p.m. this evening through noon on Wednesday for the central Willamette Valley. Read Full Article
Snow is expected with accumulations of 1 to 2 inches. However, some spots closer to the Coast Range and towards the Cascades Foothills may see 2 to 4 inches. A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Plan on slippery road conditions.