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FATAL CRASH ON HWY 36-LANE COUNTY

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Sent on behalf of Oregon State Police – Eugene area.

News Release from Oregon State Police

Posted on FlashAlert: July 1st, 2022 8:05 AM

On Thursday, June 30, 2022 at approximately 5:08 PM, Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Hwy 36 and Dorsey Lane. This is approximately 3 miles west of Junction City.

Preliminary investigation revealed a southbound red Jeep Renegade, operated by Evelyn Carder (91) of Eugene, was stopped on Dorsey Lane at the intersection of Hwy 36. Carder proceeded into the intersection and was struck by a westbound yellow Freightliner dump truck, operated by Fred Morgan Jr (67) of Cheshire.

Carder sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. Morgan received minor injuries.

Hwy 36 was closed for approximately 4 hours.

OSP was assisted by Junction City Police Department and ODOT.

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