FATAL TWO-VEHICLE CRASH ON HIGHWAY 140 IN JACKSON COUNTY, OREGON

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JACKSON COUNTY, OR - The Oregon State Police is reporting that on Sunday, September 18, 2022 at approximately 2:31 PM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 140 near milepost 17 in Jackson County.

The preliminary investigation revealed an eastbound white Lexus SUV, operated by Elizabeth Reynolds of La Jolla, CA, attempted to make a U-turn, turning in front of an eastbound gray Chevrolet Tahoe, operated by Cory M. Trujillo (29) of Grants Pass. The Chevrolet collided with the driver’s side of the Lexus. 

Reynolds sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. Her two dogs survived and were taken to the Jackson County Animal Shelter.

Trujillo was uninjured. 

 Highway 140 was affected for approximately 3 hours. 

OSP was assisted by Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, AMR and ODOT. 

 

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