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Fatal Traffic Crash - Highway 11 north of Pendleton near Adams
07/12/2010
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext. 247

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Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers are continuing the investigation into a single vehicle fatal traffic crash Sunday afternoon along Highway 11 about eleven miles north of Pendleton. According to OSP Trooper Trampas McCrae, the preliminary investigation indicates the victim driver may have suffered a medical emergency causing him to drive off the highway to where his car came to a stop with minor damage.
 
On July 11, 2010 at approximately 3:20 p.m. a 1989 Ford LTD driven by FLOYD DAVID FARLEY, age 67, from Dayton, Washington was traveling along Highway 11 near milepost 11. Witness information is that FARLEY suffered a possible medical emergency causing the car to drift off the highway, through a field and come to rest near some wooden corrals.
 
FARLEY was pronounced deceased at the scene.
 
OSP troopers from the Pendleton Area Command office are continuing the investigation. Umatilla County Medics and Fire Department personnel assisted at the scene.