Police Release Name Of Driver In Fatal Accident In Douglas County

, Posted: Wed, March 13 2013 at 8:27 AM, Updated: Wed, March 13 2013 at 8:57 AM

Authorities have released the name of a driver involved in a fatal accident in Douglas County on Tuesday.

Police say 74-year- old Glen Mires of La Pine, Oregon was heading East on highway 138 Tuesday when he crashed into a tree near Susan Creek, east of Glide.

Mires was wearing a seat belt and the airbag in his Dodge Durango did deploy.

Preliminary reports say a medical emergency may have been the cause.

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