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Oregon – Fatal Traffic Crash – Highway 42 at Brockway Road west of Winston

By • Jul 20th, 2010 • Category: oregon

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Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers from the Roseburg Area Command office are continuing the investigation into Monday morning’s fatal traffic crash on Highway 42 just west of Winston that resulted in the death of one person and serious injuries to two others.

On July 19, 2010 at approximately 10:30 a.m. a Toyota pickup driven by JESSE W. JAMES, age 23, from Riddle, was northbound on Brockway Road when, according to witnesses, it failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection with Highway 42. A westbound dump truck driven by DUDLEY L. LENHART, age 58, from Tenmile, crashed into the passenger side of the pickup. After impact, the dump truck veered off the road, striking an ODOT message board and then into a pasture on the north side of Highway 42 where it overturned onto its side.

KAILA L. BOYER, age 22, from Riddle, the pickup’s passenger, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

JAMES was transported by air to Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland with critical injuries.

Both pickup occupants were using safety restraints.

LENHART was transported by ambulance to Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend with serious injuries. Safety restraints use is pending investigation confirmation.

OSP troopers and a crash reconstructionist are continuing the investigation. Highway 42 west of Winston will remain closed but a detour is in place. OSP was assisted by ODOT, Winston Police Department, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, and Winston-Dillard Fire Department.

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via News: Fatal Traffic Crash – Highway 42 at Brockway Road west of Winston.

Fatal Traffic Crash – Highway 42 at Brockway Road west of Winston

07/19/2010

Lieutenant Doug Ladd

Oregon State Police – Roseburg

(541) 440-3334

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