The Creswell Chronicle -

Creswell man dies in single-car crash on Hwy 241

 

April 19, 2018

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On Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at approximately 10:25 a.m., Oregon State Police responded to a report of a pickup truck that had left the roadway on Highway 241 near Milepost 12.5 and entered into the Coos River.

Initial investigation confirmed that the vehicle was traveling east on Highway 241 and for unknown reasons drifted off the road, down a steep embankment and into the river. The vehicle was in approximately eight feet of water and was completely submerged.

Witnesses observed the vehicle in the water and attempted unsuccessfully to rescue the occupant. With the assistance of an Oregon...



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