The preliminary investigation has found that 38-year old, Jason Barker of Grants Pass wasn’t able to navigate a curve and drove off the roadway and hit a tree. Rural Metro Fire and AMR Josephine County responded, but Barker was pronounced dead at the scene once they arrived.
OSP took over the investigation and is now investigating alcohol as a potential factor in the crash.
Devin Gooden graduated from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication with a Master’s degree in Sports Journalism.
She has spent most of her life in Atlanta, Georgia and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia in Business Management.
When she’s not reporting, Devin practices yoga, reads thriller novels and loudly cheers for her beloved Georgia Bulldawgs.