LANE COUNTY, OR (Jan. 31, 2023) – On Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024, at 3:49 p.m., Oregon State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Hwy 99W, near milepost 109, in Lane County. 

The preliminary investigation indicated a northbound Mitsubishi Montero, operated by Kimberly Michelle Pratt, age 33 of Eugene, left the roadway on the west side of the highway for unknown reasons. The vehicle rolled onto its top and stopped off the roadway in a residential driveway.  The operator (Pratt) was the sole occupant of the vehicle and was declared deceased at the scene. Pratt was not wearing a safety restraint at the time of the crash.  No other vehicles or individuals were involved in the crash.  OSP was assisted by Junction City Police Department, Junction City Fire and Rescue, Lane County Medical Examiner’s Office, San Bernadino County Sheriff’s Office (CA), and the Oregon Department of Transportation.  

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About the Oregon State Police Oregon State Police (OSP) is a multi-disciplined organization that is charged with protecting the people, wildlife, and natural resources in Oregon. OSP enforces traffic laws on the state’s roadways, investigates and solves crime, conducts postmortem examinations and forensic analysis, and provides background checks, and law enforcement data.

The agency regulates gaming and enforces fish, wildlife, and natural resource laws. OSP is comprised of more than 1,400 staff members – including troopers, investigators, and professional staff – who provide a full range of policing and public safety services to Oregon and other law enforcement agencies throughout Oregon. 


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