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Salem-News.com (April 24,2020 01:53)
Salem Man Arrested After Crashing Vehicle While Trying To Elude OfficersSalem-News.com
He reached speeds in excess of 90 mile-per-hour going north out of the city.
(LINCOLN CITY, Ore.) -As 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. Read Full Article
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.
Salem-News.com (March 08,2020 20:05)
Woman Arrested on Manslaughter Charges after Deadly CrashSalem-News.com
Krista Ashley is being held on $500,000 bond.
(DAYTON, Ore.) -On 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. Read Full Article
Ashley faces three counts of Manslaughter (first degree), Assault (second degree), Assault (third degree), Reckless driving and Driving under the influence.
Salem-News.com (March 04,2020 15:16)
Salem Police Investigate Fatal Hit and Run Crash on McGilchrist SESalem-News.com
Late Tuesday at 11:30 pm a man walking his bicycle was hit and killed by a vehicle, which did not stop.
(SALEM, Ore.) -It 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. Read Full Article
Investigators had McGilchrist shut down for several hours while they investigated the fatal crash.
Salem-News.com (January 13,2020 03:08)
Oregon Expects Snow Above 500`Salem-News.com Weather
Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -The cold winds of winter are blowing our way. The National Weather Service reports that heavy snow is expected to blanket much of the Northwest, beginning later today. A series of storm systems will bring heavy mountain snow, locally heavy rain, strong winds, and hazardous travel conditions. Read Full Article
The Winter Weather Advisory for the Portland/Vancouver Metro area remains in effect until noon today (Monday).
Salem-News.com (December 27,2019 21:07)
Healthy New Year`s Resolutions for 2020Salem-News.com
Important resources to kick off the new year!
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -The Oregon Health Authority is encouraging people to consider making health one of their top priorities in 2020. To this end, OHA is launching a social media campaign to share resources to help people improve their health. Read Full Article
The following are six New Year’s health resolutions OHA will be sharing resources about...
Salem-News.com (November 29,2019 14:16)
Holiday Weekend DUII Saturation PatrolSalem-News.com
Should you be driving? THINK before you get behind the wheel.
(SALEM, Ore.) -This weekend, law enforcement is participating in a Thanksgiving holiday high visibility enforcement saturation patrol.Read Full Article
If you choose to drive impaired, specially trained officers will be on the road looking for you!
Salem-News.com (November 25,2019 19:55)
SW Oregon Expects Historic StormSalem-News.com Weather
Expect delays, poor driving conditions in SW Oregon
(MEDFORD, Ore.) -Drivers should expect damaging winds, especially on the south coast and blizzard conditions with low snow levels in the mountain passes. “If people can leave today, now is the time,” said ODOT District Manager Jerry Marmon. “Travel Tuesday into Wednesday is forecast to be the worst, with conditions improving for Thanksgiving Day.”Read Full Article
South coast wind gusts of more than 75 mph are predicted. Six to 12 inches of snow are expected to fall on the I-5 corridor in Oregon and higher amounts in the Cascade passes.
Salem-News.com (November 07,2019 17:57)
U.S. 20 Closing Early Saturday Morning for Truck RecoverySalem-News.com
Schedule change: Road closed at milepost 15 between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.
(EDDYVILLE, Ore.) -U.S. 20 Newport-Corvallis Highway will be closed eight miles west of Eddyville, near milepost 15, Saturday morning (Nov. 9) from 1 a.m. until about 5 a.m. Read Full Article
The closure time was changed to accommodate traffic from the Friday night Oregon State football game.
Salem-News.com (July 23,2019 00:51)
Motorcyclist Killed in 2-Vehicle CrashSalem-News.com
A car turned left in front of a Harley Davidson Motorcycle, killing the biker.
(CLACKAMAS COUNTY, Ore.) -Sadly, this type of accident has been seen before, too many times. Sunday afternoon at about 4:48 Oregon State Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy 224 near milepost 15. It was a fatal.Read Full Article
Officials say the preliminary investigation revealed a Buick Lesabre, operated by 88-year old Violet Sullivan of Estacada, was traveling westbound on Hwy 224 and turned left in front of a Harley Davidson Motorcycle operated by 65-year old Russell Nelson of Portland.
Salem-News.com (July 23,2019 00:34)
Wild Turkey Causes Fatal Motorcycle crash on Hwy 97Salem-News.com
The crash happened approximately two miles north of Moro, Oregon.
(SHERMAN COUNTY, Ore.) -Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2005 Kawasaki motorcycle, operated by 55-year old Vanesa Gunther of Junction City, Oregon, was traveling southbound on Hwy 97 when a wild turkey collided with her after flying into a northbound commercial motor vehicle. Read Full Article
Gunther sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.