On June 9, 2013 at approximately 5:15 p.m., a 2002 Porsche 911 convertible driven by JOHN GORDON LAMEY, age 75, from Prineville, was eastbound on Highway 26 near milepost 10 following his adult son who was in another vehicle. After passing SE Ramms Road intersection, the Porsche passed his son's vehicle at a high rate of speed, lost control and rolled several times off the westbound shoulder side of the highway.
LAMEY was wearing safety restraints in the convertible. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.
OSP troopers from the Bend and Prineville offices are investigating the fatal crash.
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Jefferson County EMS, and ODOT are assisting at the scene. One lane was reported closed during the investigation.