Fatal crash Hwy 221 – Polk County (Photo)


On Wednesday June 27, 2018 at approximately 7:06 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two vehicle crash on Highway 221 near MP 13.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a maroon  2004 Ford F350  operated by Zachary FRISBEE, age 27, from McMinnville was traveling  southbound on Hwy 221 when for unknown reasons traveled into the northbound lane hitting a, 2002 Pontiac operated by Judith KIRBY, age 55, from Dayton,  head on.  KIRBY was pronounced deceased at the scene.  FRISBEE was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Hwy 221 was closed for about 5 ½  hours  following the crash.  OSP was assisted by Dayton Fire, Yamhill County S.O, Polk County S.O. and ODOT.

This in an ongoing investigation and more information will be released when available.

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