JACKSON COUNTY, OR (May 30, 2023) - The Oregon State Police (OSP) is reporting that on Saturday, May 27, 2023, at approximately 5:04 P.M., OSP responded to a two vehicle crash on Highway 62, near milepost 17, in Jackson County.
The preliminary investigation indicated a silver Subaru WRX, operated by Corey Hanley (26) of Central Point, was traveling westbound when it lost control and swerved into the eastbound lane colliding with a white Subaru Crosstrek, operated by Barbara Badger (80) of Shady Cove.
The operator of the Subaru (Hanley) was transported to the hospital, where he was later declared deceased.
The operator of the Crosstrek (Badger) was transported to the hospital as a precaution.
The highway was impacted for approximately 2 hours while the on-scene investigation was conducted.
OSP was assisted by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Jackson County Fire, and ODOT.