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First Oregonian dies from COVID-19

PORTLAND, Ore — One person has died from COVID-19 in Oregon, according to health officials. According to the Oregon Health Authority, a 70-year-old man in Multnomah County was hospitalized at the Portland Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center and passed away on Saturday. “Although …

Fatal rollover on I-5

SUNNY VALLEY, Ore. – Investigators are releasing more information about a fatal rollover crash on Interstate 5. Oregon State Police said on evening, a Nissan Versa driven by 84-year-old Grants Pass resident George Kachigian was traveling northbound on I-5 between Wolf Creek …

Wyoming motorcyclist killed in Highway 101 crash

Lane County, Ore. – Oregon State Police troopers responded to a crash on Highway 101 north of Florence around 2:00 Wednesday afternoon. OSP said the crash involved a motorcycle and a passenger car. An investigation revealed the motorcycle was traveling northbound at …

Man drowns in Illinois River

Josephine County, Ore. – The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office was notified around 1:10 Sunday afternoon that there was a drowning in the Illinois River near Reeves Creek. Deputies said the investigation indicates 87-year-old Jack Sauer and a friend were crossing the river …

Man killed in fuel tanker crash in Lane County

Lane County, Ore. – Police responded to a commercial vehicle crash on Highway 58 north of Oakridge at 10:40 Saturday night. According to Oregon State Police, a truck hauling two fuel tankers driven by 62-year-old Lakeview resident Kevin W. Smith veered off …

Fatality at logging site in Siskiyou County

Siskiyou County, Calif. – The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Officer responded to a report of man killed at a logging site in a rural area between Seiad Valley and Happy Camp on September 23 around 2:00 Friday afternoon. The man, identified by deputies …

Man dies after falling on Mt. Shasta

Mt. Shasta, Calif. – A man died after falling from a slope on Mount Shasta on Thursday. The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office said a 911 call was received around 9:30 a.m. from a 16-year-old boy saying that his father had fallen from …