FATAL CRASH ON HIGHWAY 7 IN OREGON

BAKER COUNTY, OR (September 14, 2021) - The Oregon State Police is reporting that on Monday, at approximately 3:50 PM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Highway 7 near milepost 23. 

Preliminary investigation revealed that a KTM 950, operated by Lawrence Drake (78) of Ashland, was southbound on Highway 7 when it failed to negotiate a curve and left the roadway before crashing. 

Drake sustained fatal injures and was pronounced deceased. 

OSP was assisted by Baker Fire Department, Powder River Rural Fire Department, Life Flight and ODOT. 


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