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Salem-News.com (June 02,2021 15:07)

Motorcyclist Killed in Crash Near St. Paul

"Please remind your friends and family to slow down and drive responsibly." -Sgt. Don Parise

(SALEM, Ore.) -fatal motorcycleOn Monday, May 31st, first responders were called to the scene of a serious motor vehicle crash on Arbor Grove Road NE at St. Paul Highway NE a few minutes before 6:00 pm.

The crash involved two vehicles, a Honda motorcycle and a Toyota Tacoma.

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Salem-News.com (February 09,2021 13:59)

Coldest Days of Winter May Lie Ahead

How much snow will fall and where remains highly uncertain at this point.

(SALEM, Ore.) -weather forecastThe coldest temperatures of the winter are expected to drop southwestward into southwest Washington and northwest Oregon beginning Wednesday night. These frigid temps will likely persist through at least the weekend.

Widespread high temperatures in the 30s to low 40s and low temperatures in the 20s appear likely.

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Salem-News.com (October 04,2020 13:58)

Tim King in Critical Condition After Motorcycle Crash

A tragedy for the Salem-News.com Family

(SALEM, Ore.) -Tim KingTim King, owner of Salem Ghost Tours and former Executive Editor of Salem-News.com was involved in a serious motorcycle crash about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Sept 30. He was hospitalized in critical condition and remains in ICU at this hour.

Tim was driving north on Commercial St in Salem, Oregon, when a car pulled out of a driveway directly into his lane.

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Salem-News.com (August 03,2020 11:48)

Stop on Red Campaign to End Needless Traffic Deaths in Oregon

Running a red light is extremely dangerous

(SALEM, Ore.) -stop on redHow many times have you run a red light... or seen someone do it? If you’re still alive, you’re lucky.

Red light running is a significant cause of serious injury crashes in Oregon. Because it often results in T-bone crashes, red light running can cause debilitating brain injury and death. It is essential that every driver in Oregon heed the warning to Stop on Red.

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Salem-News.com (July 28,2020 13:57)

Why the Tesla Model Y is the Safest SUV Ever

Elon Musk expects the SUV to eventually overtake the Model 3 to become the best-selling Tesla ever.

(SALEM, Ore.) -Tesla interiorAlthough Oregon is still short of its target to have 50,000 electric vehicles operating on state roads by the end of 2020, the new Model Y sales in the state could push the number closer to the target, or even exceed it, thanks to the growing demand for the many cool features that the car has to offer.

Apart from its huge capacity and long mileage, one of the things driving the demand for the Tesla Model Y is its safety ratings.

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Salem-News.com (July 06,2020 01:11)

Dallas Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

A 4th of July ride in Eastern Oregon turned deadly for one Oregon man.

(WASCO COUNTY, Ore.) -Harley-DavidsonA Harley-Davidson rider was killed in a crash Saturday, July 4th, near milepost 38 on Hwy 197 in Wasco County.

The riders were slowing to turn left onto Juniper Flat Rd., however, he was apparently unable to stop and crashed, avoiding the other motorcycles.

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Salem-News.com (June 04,2020 15:03)

Gas Prices Rise in Oregon as Drivers Return to the Road

The national average dropped to a low of $1.76 in April.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) -Oregon gas pricesThe last time the Oregon average was below $2.45 this time of year was in early June 2005 when it was $2.35.

Rising demand for gas, shrinking gasoline stocks and increasing crude oil prices are putting upward pressure on pump prices.

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Salem-News.com (April 24,2020 01:53)

Salem Man Arrested After Crashing Vehicle While Trying To Elude Officers

He reached speeds in excess of 90 mile-per-hour going north out of the city.

(LINCOLN CITY, Ore.) -Lincoln City crashAs the officers attempted to contact the male, identified as Brandon Franklin Pruett, he sped away. The Officers witnessed Pruett commit several traffic violations and attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle.

According to Police, Pruett turned north from SE 32nd St onto Hwy 101 and accelerated as he fled north-bound in an attempt to elude the officers.

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Salem-News.com (March 08,2020 20:05)

Woman Arrested on Manslaughter Charges after Deadly Crash

Krista Ashley is being held on $500,000 bond.

(DAYTON, Ore.) -Krista AshleyOn March 5, 2020, 33-year old Krista Ashley was taken into custody and is now being held in the Yamhill County Jail, awaiting her court hearing.

Ashley faces three counts of Manslaughter (first degree), Assault (second degree), Assault (third degree), Reckless driving and Driving under the influence.

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Salem-News.com (March 04,2020 15:16)

Salem Police Investigate Fatal Hit and Run Crash on McGilchrist SE

Late Tuesday at 11:30 pm a man walking his bicycle was hit and killed by a vehicle, which did not stop.

(SALEM, Ore.) -Fatal hit and runIt appears the male had been walking his bike along the shoulder of McGilchrist, near 22nd St SE, prior to being struck by a vehicle, which left the scene without stopping.

Investigators had McGilchrist shut down for several hours while they investigated the fatal crash.

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