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Fatal Traffic Crash - Highway 42 west of Winston
April 12, 2013

Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext 247
gregg.hastings@state.or.us

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Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Thursday afternoon's fatal traffic crash that resulted in the death of an adult male and minor injuries to a second person along Highway 42 west of Winston.
 
According to Sergeant Dave Randall, on April 11, 2013 at approximately 4:15 p.m., a 1996 Geo Tracker driven by DENVER DAVID, age 66, from Roseburg, was eastbound on Highway 42 near milepost 69. For an unknown reason, the Geo Tracker crossed into the westbound lane where it collided with a 2002 Chevrolet pickup driven by TERESA ANDERSON, age 46, from Winston.
 
DAVID was pronounced deceased at the scene.
 
ANDERSON was transported by ambulance to Mercy Medical Center with minor injuries.
 
Both drivers were using safety restraints.
 
OSP troopers from the Roseburg Area Command office are continuing the investigation into the cause of the crash. Highway 42 was closed for approximately one hour.
 
Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Winston Fire Department and ODOT assisted at the scene.