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Salem-News.com (Mar-24-2019 22:06)

Serious Crash Injures 3 Near Grand Ronde

Hebo Hwy 22 was closed for over 2 hours

(GRAND RONDE, Ore.) - traffic crash About 7 pm this evening, a serious accident happened when a single vehicle crashed into a tree on Hwy 22 near West of the Church of the Wildwoods at milepost 15.5.

Emergency crews found 2 people entrapped in the vehicle and one on the ground. Heavy extrication was needed, with crews removing the top of the vehicle.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-06-2019 12:08)

Upcoming Time Change Expected to Cause Drowsy Drivers

Avoid drowsy driving, get extra rest now

(SALEM, Ore.) - driver This weekend, Oregonians will spring forward by setting clocks ahead one hour (officially at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 10), and safety advocates want to remind travelers that changes to sleeping patterns can result in drowsy driving.

Drowsy driving can be deadly just like driving impaired.
From 2013 – 2017 in Oregon, 58 people died in crashes involving a drowsy driver – and officials believe the real number is likely higher.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-27-2019 11:40)

Hooskanadan Slide Continues Closure Hwy 101 MP344

Traffic is detouring using Carpenterville Highway.

(BROOKINGS, Ore.) - Hooskanadan slide The Hooskanadan slide is still active this morning. Traffic is detouring using Carpenterville Highway. Freight restrictions are in effect and motor carrier enforcement officers are on both sides checking traffic.

Drivers are reminded that Carpenterville Highway is a long, narrow and winding road with steep grades and an elevation change of 1,700 feet.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-26-2019 22:20)

OSP Seeks Public Assistance in Crash

If you have any information related to this incident, please contact OSP or 800-442-0776 refer to Sr. Trooper Freitag

(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon traffic crash This morning at about 7:45, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a multi-vehicle crash on I-5 between mile posts 260-262 near Keizer.

The suspect ran four separate vehicles off the road before crashing into a tree. The male suspect was driving northbound on Interstate 5 in a white 2018 Chevy Silverado pickup bearing CA Lic# 65811L2 (see photo).

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Salem-News.com (Feb-26-2019 16:46)

Winter Weather Advisory for Willamette Valley

Central Willamette Valley- Including the cities of Salem, McMinnville, Woodburn, Stayton, and Dallas

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - winter weather advisory A winter weather advisory is in effect from 7 p.m. this evening through noon on Wednesday for the central Willamette Valley.

Snow is expected with accumulations of 1 to 2 inches. However, some spots closer to the Coast Range and towards the Cascades Foothills may see 2 to 4 inches. A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Plan on slippery road conditions.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-25-2019 16:20)

Winter Storm Warning: Northern Oregon Cascades

Warning has been extended

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - winter storm warning Travel will be very difficult to impossible, especially over the passes. Gusty winds combined with heavy snowfall rates may cause white-out conditions at times.

Heavy snow is expected. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 24 inches expected. In addition, easterly winds may gust to 35 mph at times.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-25-2019 15:40)

Oregon Snow Covered Highways and Byways

Highway status as of 3 p.m.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Salem-News.com I-5 traffic northbound is moving again at the MP 172 back-up, south of Cottage Grove. ODOT and utility crews are working to remove downed line across the southbound lanes. No ETO but it should be soon.

U.S. 101 is closed at MP 343, 12 miles north of Brookings due to sunken grade. No ETO. No detour.
Power is still out in much of Roseburg/Douglas County area.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-23-2019 22:19)

Winter Storm Warning: Heavy Snow Predicted for Oregon Highways

ODOT snow removal teams are on a 24/7 work status across the state.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - winter storm warning Weather forecasters are predicting tougher than normal driving conditions across central and northern Oregon highways between now and Tuesday, February 26. Heavy snow is expected, especially above 1500 to 2000 feet, now through late Monday night.

Central Oregon is currently predicted to receive the greater snowfall, but Interstate 84 through the Columbia Gorge is also expected to receive significant snowfall. Snow accumulations in the Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills and Northern Oregon Cascades of 10 to 20 inches is expected tonight through Sunday, though accumulations will be less below 2000 feet.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-29-2018 12:48)

Tree Blocks Hwy on Humbug Mountain

Expect the unexpected throughout winter months

(U.S. 101, MP 307) - humbug mountain Just south of Port Orford, at 6:36 p.m. Thursday, the Humbug Mountain corridor highway became blocked by a large tree that fell across the highway.

ODOT removed the tree estimated at 6 feet in diameter, 60 feet tall.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-27-2018 22:47)

Salem Woman Killed by Train (UPDATED)

The investigation into this fatal tragedy continues.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Train fatal On Thursday, December 27, 2018 at approximately 2:20 pm, Salem Police officers responded to the area of Marion St NE and 12th St NE on the report of an adult female being struck by a southbound Union Pacific freight train.

The victim, identified as 46-year old Michelle Manis, of Salem, was found deceased at the scene.

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