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METRO

Body of missing man

discovered at camp

The body of a missing 30-year-old Springfield man was found Saturday evening at a dispersed camp near Deer Creek in the McKenzie Ranger District, the Lane County Sheriff's Office said.

Brian Paul Workman appears to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, deputies said.

An autopsy is pending.

Workman was last seen Feb. 24 in the Springfield area, the day he purchased a tent and other camping equipment at a Wal-Mart.

His parents reported him missing March 4.

Campers found the body and Workman's red 2000 Mitsubishi sedan.

Identification belonging to Workman was also found.

REGION

Two killed in accident near Sea Lion Caves

FLORENCE - Two people died Saturday in a traffic crash on Highway 101 north of the Sea Lion Caves, Oregon State Police said.

The crash occurred when a car was struck broadside by another vehicle attempting to pass a group of traffic about eight miles north of the Sea Lion Caves, said police Lt. Gregg Hastings.

At about 4:50 p.m., Salina M. Taylor-Caldwell, 20, of Reno, Nev., was heading north behind a group of about five other vehicles when she began to pass the other traffic.

As her Ford Excursion was nearing the front of the group of traffic, the lead vehicle, a 2001 Oldsmobile, began to turn left across the southbound lane toward the entrance to Bob Creek Wayside.

The Excursion crashed into the driver's side of the Oldsmobile.

Both vehicles came to rest several feet north of the crash scene, blocking the highway, Hastings said.

The driver of the Oldsmobile, Trina Leann Eyler, 23, of Bremerton, Wash., was declared dead at the scene.

A passenger in the Oldsmobile, Scott Jacob Carlson, 24, of Poulsbo, Wash, also died from injuries in the crash. Both he and Eyler were wearing seat belts, Hastings said.

Taylor-Caldwell was wearing a seat belt and her SUV's airbag deployed. She received minor injuries and was transported by ambulance to Pacific Community Hospital in Newport.

The highway was closed about four hours as troopers investigated the accident scene.
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