Woman Killed, Man Critically Injured after Bridge Crash

Date: November 17, 2009 Location: Astoria-Megler Bridge, Astoria, Oregon Names: Herbert Goebel, Kathleen Ann Brock A head-on collision on the Astoria-Megler Bridge in Astoria, Oregon, killed a 51-year-old Long Beach, Washington, woman and critically injured a Vancouver man, the morning of November 17, 2009. The crash, which took place on a bridge crossing the Columbia […]

One Dead, One Injured on Icy Road in Prineville Accident

Date: November 20, 2009 Location: Highway 26, east of Prineville, Oregon Names: Wayne L. Elliott, Robert C. Mair A John Day, Oregon, man was killed November 20, 2009, when his car skidded out of control on icy roads and crashed into a truck on Highway 26, about 25 miles east of Prineville. The crash took […]

Driver Seriously Injured in Highway 97 Truck Crash

Date: October 17, 2009 Location: Highway 97 north of Madras, Oregon Names: Kesar Bhatti According to an Oregon State Police press release, Kesar Bhatti, 51, of Stockton, California, was seriously injured around 3 PM, October 17, 2009, when his commercial truck and trailer, loaded with apples, left the road on Highway 97 about three miles […]

DUII Rollover Crash Injures Two Passengers

Date: October 15, 2009 Location: 10138 Donald Road NE, Donald, Oregon Names: Cassandra Westgate, James Cothern, Shawn Stearns According to a Marion County Sheriff’s Office press release, an Aurora man was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants and two counts of assault October 15, 2009, after an early-morning car crash injured his two […]

Protecting Your Kids from the #1 Risk This Halloween

Date: October 27, 2009 Halloween is a time for scary stories, and often it’s the grownups getting spooked. Parents hear warnings about stranger danger, razor blades, and LSD in candy bags. There’s even a scientific study on eye injuries from throwing raw eggs. Some folks worry about black cats. But the real danger on Halloween […]

Crash Kills Woman, 91, Injures Policeman

Crash Kills Woman, 91, Injures Policeman

Date: October 12, 2009 Location: Highway 58 & Crestview Street, Oakridge, Oregon Names: Virginia Spalinger, Daniel Miller (Photo: KVAL.com) The Oakridge, Oregon, community was stunned and grieving after a shocking car crash on October 12, 2009, killed a 91-year-old grandmother and seriously injured a young police officer. The head-on collision at the only stoplight in […]

Motorcycle Crash Kills Eagle Point Man

Date: September 25, 2009 Location: U.S. 199, north of Grants Pass Names: Harrel Eugene Neal An Eagle Point motorcyclist died about 2:20 PM on September 25, 2009, after his motorcycle swerved onto the shoulder of U.S. 199 near Grants Pass, hitting a guardrail. Harrel Eugene Neal, 51, was thrown off his 2005 Honda motorcycle, Oregon […]