A horrific crash led to the death of one Oregon teen and injury to others recently. The boy, who had told his mother that he was camping for spring break, was a passenger in an SUV when the tragedy happened. Now, local officials are working to learn the exact details of the car accident.
Oregon officials are continuing to investigate a tragic incident that happened recently near Salem. A young woman, who was a teacher at a local high school, was killed in a car accident. The incident occurred on Oregon 22 near the Independence Highway junction on a weekday morning.
The Port of Tacoma in Oregon has seen what may appear to be an inordinate amount of worker deaths over the past few weeks. Not just one but two longshore workers have died in two separate accidents since March 12. Both men were evidently employed by the same company, Pacific Crane Maintenance Co. When fatal work accidents like this occur, surviving family members may discover that they can file for workers' compensation death benefits. It is not yet clear whether that will prove to be the case in these two accidents.
Though Oregon weather in the winter can be harsh and sometimes creates hazardous driving conditions, police do not believe that it played a part in a recent fatal crash. They do, however, suspect that alleged actions of the driver of a car caused the car accident that claimed the life of one local man. The accident occurred in the early morning hours on a Portland area road.
Anyone who has lived in Oregon or the Northwest for a period of time knows that our weather can be dangerous during the rainy winter season. This is especially the case when fog rolls in or icy conditions exist on local roadways. These factors have contributed to many crashes in our state and may have been a factor in one recent car accident.
Fatal car accidents can be especially devastating when they occur near the holiday season. Oregon officials say that one such recent car accident claimed the life of a young man where it occurred near Mount Hood. The young man was only 20 years old at the time of the car accident. He was a passenger in a car involved in the fatal crash.
Winter weather that has blanketed the Pacific Northwest recently may have contributed to a fatal accident that happened on an Oregon highway. The fatal car accident took place on a snow-covered portion of Highway 97. It appears that other conditions may have also contributed to the incident.
An Oregon highway was closed for several hours recently after a fatal crash claimed the life of one local man. The car accident occurred on a recent Friday afternoon. It happened when one driver attempted to turn onto Highway 99W near Junction City.
A multi-vehicle crash on an Oregon roadway led to the death of one man recently. The car accident happened when a driver reportedly lost control of the van that she was driving. The woman is accused of losing control because she was using her cellphone moments before the fatal crash.