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Fatal Traffic Crash - Territorial Highway west of Junction City
02/06/2008
Sergeant Ron Martin
Oregon State Police - Springfield
Office: (541) 726-2536

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A Noti-area man died Wednesday morning when the sport utility vehicle he was a passenger in lost control on Territorial Highway west of Junction City and rolled multiple times.
 
According to preliminary information from Oregon State Police (OSP) Sergeant Ron Martin, on February 6, 2008 at approximately 7:45 a.m. a 2005 Subaru sport utility vehicle driven by REBECCA RUTH HALLAND, age 29, from Noti, was northbound on Territorial Highway near Berg Road when it lost control on a patch of ice, drove into a ditch on the east side and rolled multiple times. The vehicle came to a rest on its top in a field off the highway.
 
HALLAND was not injured.
 
Her 58-year old husband, CLIFFORD DALE GUSE, was a passenger and he was pronounced deceased at the scene. Troopers believe he was using safety restraints.
 
OSP troopers from the Springfield Area Command office are continuing the investigation. ODOT and Monroe Fire Department assisted at the scene.  The highway was opened about 11:30 a.m.