Hit-and-Run Kills One, Injures One

Date: December 15, 2009 Location: I-84, Ontario, Oregon Names: Milton Scot Belton, Miguel Victorio-Alvarez, Francisco Roberto Lecaro The Oregonian reports that on December 15, 2009, around 8 AM, two truck drivers, who had pulled to the side of the road to put on chains, were hit by a commercial truck. The accident, which occurred on […]

OSP Investigates Sam Barlow Coach in Hit-and-Run Crash

Date: October 31, 2009 Location: Oregon 99E near South Lone Elder Road, Aurora, Oregon Names: Benjamin Story, Larry Scott Vang The Oregonian reports that Oregon State Police have identified a Sam Barlow High School assistant football coach as a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured Benjamin Story, 23, of Aurora, on October 31, […]

Ford Recall Alert: Faulty Switch Can Spark Fires Causing Injuries

Date: November 4, 2009 A McMinnville, Oregon man whose SUV exploded into flames on October 27, 2009, told KPTV.com that he was never notified about a Ford Motor Company recall on the vehicle. Robert Howard said he found the information online, after his vehicle spontaneously caught fire in his driveway. He was shocked to discover […]

19-Year-Old Pulls Woman from Burning Car

Date: October 17, 2009 Location: Highway 22 & Joseph Street SE, Salem, Oregon Names: Destiny Edwards, Nickolas Edwards A 19-year-old Oregon man saved a woman’s life on October 17, 2009, when he saw her trapped inside a burning car on Highway 22 and Joseph Street SE in Salem, Oregon, and pried the car’s windshield off […]

Rollover Crash Kills Two Idaho Men, Dogs

Date: October 14, 2009 Location: U.S. 95, south of Jordan Valley, Oregon Names: Ron Tibbett, Joseph Geary Sadness spread over the small eastern Oregon town of Jordan Valley on October 14, 2009, after a tragic rollover crash took the lives of two Idaho men, and killed the two dogs in their vehicle. Ron Tibbett, 46, […]

Cannon Beach Motorcycle-Truck Collision Kills One

Date: October 7, 2009 Location: Highway 101, Cannon Beach, Oregon Names: Alan G. Gelvin, Edward Jones, Carol Jones Alan G. Gelvin, 55, of Seattle, Washington, was killed October 7, 2009, when he slid into oncoming traffic and was hit by an Oregon couple in a pickup truck. The accident took place around 3:20 PM on […]

Family Members Sought after Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Date: September 25, 2009 Location: U.S. Highway 20 east of Bend Names: Michael William Cleary In a press release, the Oregon State Police have requested the public’s help in locating the family of Michael William Cleary, a 61-year-old motorcyclist who was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Bend. The accident occurred around 12:30 AM, September […]