On March 23rd at approximately 3:10pm, the Oregon State Police responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash on Highway 224 near milepost 34, near the city limits of Estacada.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a blue 2000 Jeep Cherokee, operated by Logan Richard OBRIEN, age 27, of Gresham, was traveling westbound on Highway 224 near milepost 34. As OBRIEN was traveling westbound, he began experiencing a medical emergency. The Jeep continued westbound at a high rate of speed before leaving the highway. The Jeep flipped several times and came to a rest on its top approximately 100 feet from the highway. OBRIEN was pronounced deceased at the scene by medical personnel.

The Cherokee was also occupied by surviving front passenger, Blaise Adam Mark OBRIEN, age 23, of Portland, and right rear passenger, Rick Nathan BEAN, age 38, of Portland. OBRIEN and BEAN were able to self-extricate and were later transported by ground ambulance to Emanuel Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

OSP was assisted at the scene by OSP, Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office, Oregon Department of Transportation and Estacada Fire.

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