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FATAL CRASH ON HWY 58 IN LANE COUNTY, OREGON

LANE COUNTY, OR - The Oregon State Police (OSP) is reporting that on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at 5:06 p.m., OSP responded to a two-vehicle crash on HWY 58, near milepost 44, in Lane County.

The preliminary investigation indicated a gray Ford Explorer, operated by Justin Kazutaka Fabrick (33) of Eugene, was traveling westbound when an eastbound black Toyota Camry, operated by Isabel Macy Walth (20) of Castro Valley (CA), attempted to pass in the “no passing” zone and struck the Ford head-on.  The Toyota was traveling in the on-coming (westbound) lane at the time of the collision.

A passenger in the Toyota, Kent Derek Walth (59) of Castro Valley (CA), was declared deceased while being transported to an area hospital.  The operator of the Toyota (Isabel Walth) and passenger, Rozetta Kei Fan-Walth (62) of Castro Valley (CA), were seriously injured and transported to an area hospital.

The operator of the Ford (Fabrick) was seriously injured and transported to an area hospital.

The highway was impacted for approximately 5 hours during the on-scene investigation. 

OSP was assisted by Oakridge Fire, Eugene Fire, Springfield Fire, and ODOT.

 

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