Salem Man Jailed After Fatal 2-Car Crash

Date: June 6, 2010 Location: Highway 223 near Dallas, Oregon Names: Lisa Koloen, Brock Britt Brock Britt, a 24-year-old Salem, Oregon man, is being held at Polk County Jail on multiple charges, including manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, after a drunk-driving crash that killed a woman, according to an OSP press release. The two-car, head-on […]

Dog Mauling in Portland Highlights Danger

Date: May 31, 2010 Location: SE 125th & Powell Court, Portland, Oregon On May 31, 2010, around 9:30 AM, Portland Police officers responded to reports of a pit bull mauling a man at SE 125th and Powell Court in Portland, Oregon, according to a Portland Police Bureau news release. While officers were on the way […]

Police Seek Hit-and-Run Driver in Fatal Crash

Date: June 2, 2010 Location: I-5 near Ashland, Oregon Names: Teryl Collins Police are trying to find a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a pedestrian June 2, 2010, on I-5 near Ashland, Oregon, according to an OSP press release. The victim was identified as Teryl Collins, 51, of Ashland. It is not known why […]

Two-Car Crash Kills One, Injures Three

Date: June 3, 2010 Location: SR 99W near Monmouth, Oregon Names: Jack Mitchell, Nancy Mitchell, Amanda Parsons, Tyler Funk A Newport man died and three other people were injured in a head-on crash June 3, 2010, on State Route 99W near Monmouth, Oregon, according to an OSP press release. Around 7:30 PM, a car driven […]

Four-Car Collision Injures Five People

Date: June 2, 2010 Location: SR 22 near Salem, Oregon Names: Baldev Chada, Eugene Park, Sharon Van Cleave, Chung Kim, [Unknown] Five people were hospitalized after a four-car crash on State Route 22 west of Salem, Oregon, on June 2, 2010, around 2:40 PM, according to reports in The Oregonian and an OSP press release. […]

Drunk Driving Crash Kills Motorcyclist

Date: May 30, 2010 Location: Highway 30 near Astoria, Oregon Names: Andrew Stuart Church, Kenneth Eugene Middleton A man driving drunk, with his 13-year-old daughter in the car, was jailed following a fatal crash over the Memorial Day weekend on Highway 30 east of Astoria, Oregon. The crash killed Rainier-area motorcyclist Andrew Stuart Church, state […]

Commercial Truck Crash Kills Transient

Date: May 29, 2010 Location: I-84 near Baker City, Oregon Names: Robert Lee Hurley IV, [Unknown] A 49-year-old man died May 29, 2010, around 10:45 PM, when he was struck and killed by a commercial truck driven by Robert Lee Hurley IV, 48, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The crash occurred on I-84 near Baker […]

Three Teens Injured in Rollover Crash

Date: May 19, 2010 Location: Highway 240 near Dundee, Oregon Names: Jacob Sperl, Rachel Sperl, Ravyn Sperl Three young siblings from Forest Grove, Oregon, were injured around 4 PM, May 19, 2010, in a single-car rollover crash on Highway 240 near Dundee. According to, the driver, Jacob Sperl, 16, lost control while trying to […]