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Driver, 69, dies in crash after hitting cars, pole
SPRINGFIELD - A 69-year-old motorist was killed Saturday in Springfield after his vehicle struck a light pole, the Lane County Sheriff's Office reported.
Jerry Ray Malone was driving east on Hayden Bridge Road near Pioneer Parkway about 1:50 p.m. when his 1990 Buick struck a 2005 Buick driven by Phyllis Jean Turley, the report said. Malone continued driving east at high speed and his vehicle hit a 1999 Dodge driven by Rebecca Sue Sherry as he attempted to pass her, the sheriff's office said.
Malone continued driving east until his car struck the light pole at Hayden Bridge Road and 5th Street, the report said.
Malone was pronounced dead at the scene. Turley and Sherry were not injured in·jure
tr.v. in·jured, in·jur·ing, in·jures
1. To cause physical harm to; hurt.
2. To cause damage to; impair.
3. , the sheriff's office said. Alcohol does not appear to be involved in the crash.
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COOS BAY - A home-built airplane, with possibly two passengers, plunged into the Pacific Ocean north of Coos Bay on Saturday, the Coos County Coos County is the name of two counties in the United States:
The plane had been flying parallel to the coast, one mile north of Horsfall Beach, when witnesses saw it nosedive nose·dive
1. A very steep dive of an aircraft.
2. A sudden, swift drop or plunge: Stock prices took a nosedive.
Noun 1. into the ocean about 300 yards offshore, the sheriff's office said. The crash was reported at 3:37 p.m.
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Two U.S. Coast Guard motor lifeboat crews and a Coast Guard helicopter found an oil slick believed to be from the plane, the sheriff said.
Rescue teams from the Hauser and Lakeside fire departments were taking part in the effort.
Authorities identify woman hit on highway
DEXTER - Police have identified the victim of a Friday night traffic collision as Janice Ruth Sanders, 68, of Dexter.
Sanders was walking across Highway 58 at about 6:30 p.m. when she was struck by the passenger-side mirror of a westbound Chevrolet Tahoe The Chevrolet Tahoe (and similar GMC Yukon) is a full-size SUV from General Motors. Chevrolet and GMC sold two different-sized SUVs under their Blazer/Jimmy model names through the early 1990s. This situation changed when GMC rebadged the full-size Jimmy as the Yukon in 1992. driven by Corey Russell, 21, of Cottage Grove Cottage Grove, village (1990 pop. 22,935), Washington co., SE Minn., near the St. Croix River; inc. 1965. There is farming (cattle, sheep, corn, and soybeans) and manufacturing (chemicals and machinery). . Russell had swerved to miss Sanders, who was in the lane in which he was traveling, Oregon State Police investigators said.
The area where the accident occurred is unlit and dark, police said.
Sanders was taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center Sacred Heart Medical Center may refer to:
In the United States:
Collision closes highway near Walton for an hour
WALTON - Highway 126 was closed for an hour one mile west of Walton on Saturday after two eastbound east·bound
Going toward the east.
going towards the east
Adj. 1. vehicles collided about 6 p.m.
The first car signalled a right turn, but then veered left into the side of the second as it passed in the westbound lane, Oregon State Police Senior Trooper Blaine Hlebechuk said.
The driver of the first car, Tammy Walker, 34, was ticketed for driving while suspended. She and her passenger, Phillip Mayo, 46, were treated for injuries.
None of the four occupants of the second vehicle was injured, Hlebechuk said.