FATAL CRASH ON LAUREL ROAD IN JOSEPHINE COUNTY, OREGON

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JOSEPHINE COUNTY, OR (October 10, 2022) - Oregon State Police is reporting that on Friday, October 9, 2022 at approximately 3:00 AM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash in the 2200 block of Laurel Road, approximately 2 miles east of Cave Junction.

The preliminary investigation revealed a silver Ford Freestar van, operated by Jason Myers (23) of Grants Pass, left the roadway and struck a tree. The cause of the vehicle leaving the roadway is unknown.

Myers was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. 

Laurel Road was closed for approximately 2 hours while Troopers investigated the scene. 

 

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