Investigation Continues Into Fatal Grants Pass Car Accident

, Posted: Mon, August 6 2012 at 8:08 AM, Updated: Mon, August 6 2012 at 8:36 AM

The investigation continues into the cause of a fatal crash and police are looking for your help.

Reports say the single car crash occurred Saturday night, just before 10 pm.

Police say a Chevrolet Pickup was driving northbound on Highway 199, just south of Grants Pass, when the car swerved to avoid a deer.

Reports say the driver, 52 year old Clell Edler then lost control, and struck a tree.

Officials say the female passenger, 61 year old Peggy Kidd was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Edler was taken to Three Rivers Hospital in Grants Pass with non-life threatening injuries.

If you have any information, you are urged to call Oregon State Police.

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