Oregon State Police is requesting public assistance in Elk poaching case- Yamhill County (Photo)

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Oregon State Police is requesting public assistance in Elk poaching case- Yamhill County (Photo)08/04/21

The OSP Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for public assistance to identify the person(s) responsible for the unlawful take of two cow elk in Yamhill County.

On July 31, 2021, a Trooper from the McMinnville area command received information that two cow elk had been taken sometime during the week prior.  The elk were taken in the area of Bell Mountain Road approximately 1.5 miles from Gilbert Creek Road.  There were no hunting seasons in the area at the time of the take and one elk had what appeared to be a bullet wound.

The Oregon State Police is requesting that any person with information about this incident contact the TIP line and leave information for Senior Trooper Rod Thomas. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may also contact the Oregon State Police through the Turn in Poachers line at;

TIP Hotline: 1-800-452-7888 or *OSP (677) TIP E-Mail: [email protected] (Monitored M-F 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

The TIP program offers preference point rewards for information leading to an arrest or issuance of a citation for the unlawful take/possession or waste of big game mammals. 

PREFERENCE POINT REWARDS:

* 5 Points-Mountain Sheep

* 5 Points-Mountain Goat

* 5 Points-Moose

* 5 Points-Wolf

* 4 Points-Elk

* 4 Points-Deer

* 4 Points-Antelope

* 4 Points-Bear

* 4 Points-Cougar

The TIP program also offers cash rewards for information leading to an arrest or issuance of a citation for the unlawful take/possession or waste of Mountain Sheep, Mountain Goat, Moose, Elk, Deer, Antelope, Bear, Cougar, Wolf, Upland Birds, Waterfowl, and Furbearers. Cash rewards can also be awarded for the unlawful take of Game Fish and Shellfish and for Habitat Destruction. 

CASH REWARDS: 

* $1,000 Mountain Sheep, Mountain Goat and Moose 

* $500 Elk, Deer and Antelope 

* $300 Bear, Cougar and Wolf 

* $300 Habitat Destruction 

* $100 Upland Birds and Waterfowl 

* $100 Furbearers 

* $100 Game Fish and Shellfish 

To Report a Wildlife and/or Habitat Law Violation or Suspicious Activity:

TIP Hotline: 1-800-452-7888 or *OSP(677) TIP E-Mail: [email protected] (Monitored M-F 8:00AM – 5:00PM)

Fatal Crash Hwy 58- Lane County08/04/21

On August 3, 2021, at approximately 3:00 P.M., OSP Troopers from the Oakridge Outpost, La Pine, and Bend Offices responded to the report of a head-on collision on Hwy 58 near milepost 61.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a Nissan Sentra, driven by Jerry Edward Anderson (61) of Gilchrist, was westbound when he failed to negotiate a corner.  The Sentra crossed the eastbound lanes and impacted a guardrail.  It then went into the eastbound lane and collided head-on with a Commercial Motor, driven by Thomas Michael Jennings (45) of Eugene.

Anderson sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Jennings was uninjured.       

OSP was assisted by Oakridge Fire Department.   

Fatal Crash Hwy 97- Wasco County08/03/21

On Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at 8:45 A.M., OSP Troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy-97 at milepost 73.  A Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV), operated by Ronald Sims (25) of Redmond, was northbound when a silver Dodge Pickup, operated by William Robinson (74) of Wasilla, Alaska, crossed into the northbound lanes for an unknown reason.  The two vehicles hit head-on.  Both individuals sustained fatal injuries. 

Highway 97 was closed for approximately 5 hours.

OSP was assisted by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Jefferson County EMS, Shankio EMS, and the Oregon Department of Transportation. 

UPDATE – Fatal Crash on Interstate 5 – Douglas County08/01/21

The pedestrian is identified as John Sebourn (49) of Roseburg. 

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On Sunday, August 1, 2021 at approximately 1:10 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle collision on Interstate 5 near milepost 125. 

Preliminary investigation revealed that an adult male was crossing the northbound lanes of I-5, from the west to east, and was struck by a Buick Enclave, operated by Eric Ortiz (47) of Vacaville, CA. and a Honda Odyssey, operated by Katrina Davis (31) of Roseburg. 

The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.  The name will be released when appropriate. 

OSP was assisted by Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Roseburg Police Department, Roseburg Fire Department & EMS and ODOT.  

Fatal Crash on Hwy 20 – Malheur County08/01/21

On Sunday, August 1, 2021 at approximately 2:39 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Highway 20 near milepost 244.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Suzuki Grand Vitara, operated by Monique Alires (22) of Ontario, was eastbound when it lost control and rolled multiple times.

Alires was transported to the hospital with injuries.

Passenger, Lewis Whipple Jr. (23) of Ontario, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. 

Oregon State Police was assisted by the Malheur County Sheriff’s Office and ODOT.  

Fatal Crash on Hwy 6 – Tillamook County08/01/21

On Saturday, July 31, 2021 at approximately 1:03 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle collision on Hwy 6 near mile post 30.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Ford F350 pickup, operated by Gary Thornock (50) of Provo, Utah, was eastbound when it crossed into the westbound lane and struck a GMC Sierra pickup operated by Jason Pierce (43) of Fairview, OR. 

Jason Pierce and a juvenile passenger sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced deceased.

The other two passengers of the GMC, Kathryn Pierce (34) and a juvenile, were transported to Portland area hospitals with serious injuries.  

Thornock and two juvenile passengers were not transported for injuries.  The other juvenile passenger was transported to the hospital with injuries.

OSP was assisted by Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office, Tillamook Fire and Rescue and ODOT.

UPDATE – Officer Involved Shooting Investigation Keizer Police Department – Marion County07/31/21

The below are being identified as involved with the Officer Involved Shooting / Fatal Hit and Run incident in Keizer on July 28, 2021.

The pedestrian, Becky Dietzel (64) of Salem.

The six Keizer Police Officers:

Sergeant Kevin DeMarco with Keizer Police Department 14 years.    

Officer Scott Keniston with Keizer Police Department 14 years.       

Officer Michael Kowash with Keizer Police Department 3 years.    

Officer Jeremy Darst with Keizer Police Department 3 years.    

Officer Chad Fahey with Keizer Police Department 3 years.

Officer Cody Stupfel with Keizer Police Department 1 year.

The suspect, Sean Beck (47) of Oympia WA. is still being treated at the hospital.

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On Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at approximately 8:40 P.M., Keizer Police Department Officers responded to a suspicious vehicle call behind a business at the corner of River Rd. and Dearborn Rd.  

Officers contacted two adult males near the vehicle, which was determined to be stolen.   One of the males exchanged gunfire with officers and then fled in the vehicle. The other male stayed at the scene and was cooperative.  

The male that fled went southbound on River Rd.  The vehicle struck a pedestrian which was crossing the street near the intersection of River Rd. and Cummings Lane.  The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Keizer Officers, with the assistance of Salem Police Department Officers, were able to get the vehicle stopped near the intersection of Cherry Ave. and Salem Parkway.  After a short standoff the suspect surrendered and was taken into custody.  

He was transported to Salem Hospital with several gunshot wounds.

Six Keizer Police Officers have been determined to be involved officers and per standard procedure have been placed on administrative leave.

Per Senate Bill 111 protocol the Marion County District Attorney’s Office has requested Oregon State Police to lead the investigation into the officer involved shooting and the pedestrian fatality.

No further information is available for release at this time and names will be released when appropriate.

Refer to original release from Keizer Police Department below.

OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

News Release from Keizer Police Dept.
Posted on FlashAlert: July 28th, 2021 11:28 PM

On July 28, 2021, at approximately 2042 hours, Keizer police officers responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle in the area of River Rd N and Dearborn Ave N.  During the contact, there was an officer involved shooting, pursuit and hit and run crash.  The suspect is in custody and there is no danger to the public.  We will be providing further details as we are able.

Fatal Crash on Hwy 99E – Marion County07/30/21

On Thursday, July 29, 2021 at approximately 10:43 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle collision on Hwy 99E at Boones Ferry Rd.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Hyundai Santa Fe, operated by Jose Sandoval Flores (40) of Woodburn, was northbound on Hwy 99E and turned left, onto Boones Ferry Rd, into the path of a southbound Harley Davidson motorcycle operated by Jerald Stewart (64) of Salem. 

Stewart sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Flores was not injured.

OSP was assisted by Woodburn Fire Department, Woodburn Ambulance, and ODOT.

Fatal Crash on Hwy 97 – Jefferson County07/30/21

On Thursday, July 29, 2021 at approximately 12:45 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 97 near mile post 104.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Chevrolet Impala, operated by Charles Carroll (51) of Madras, was northbound when it left the roadway, lost control, and entered the southbound lane colliding with a Mazda CX-5 operated by Greg Rockwell (70) of Bothell, WA.

Carroll was transported by air ambulance to the hospital.

Passenger in the Chevrolet, Donna Reynaga (52) of Ontario, CA. sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Rockwell and passenger, Colleen Donahue (62) of Bothell, WA. were both transported to the hospital with injuries.

OSP was assisted by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Jefferson County EMS, and ODOT.

Fatal Crash on Hwy 6 – Tillamook County07/29/21

On Thursday, July 29, 2021 at approximately 2:19 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 6 near mile post 5.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Saturn Ion, operated by Richard Rose (41) of Portland, was westbound when it crossed into the eastbound lane and collided with a Kenworth semi-truck operated by Robert Kiser (51) of Tillamook.

Rose was transported to Tillamook Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

Kiser was not transported for injuries.

OSP was assisted by Tillamook Ambulance, Tillamook Fire Department, Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office, Tillamook Police Department, and ODOT. 

Fatal Crash on Hwy 101 – Lane County07/28/21

On Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at approximately 7:20 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 101 near milepost 196. 

Preliminary investigation revealed a Ford Contour, operated by Rhonda Wild (51) of Fresno, CA. was northbound in the southbound lane when it collided with a southbound Nissan Titan, pulling a boat, operated by Jason Smith (46) of Prineville.

Wild and Smith sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced deceased.

Two passengers from the Nissan, Heidi Smith (47) of Prineville and a juvenile, were transported to the Florence Hospital with injuries.  

OSP was assisted by the Lane County Sheriff’s Office, EMS, and ODOT.

Fatal Crash on Hwy 240 – Yamhill County07/27/21

On Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at approximately 5:20 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 240 near milepost 9.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Toyota pickup, operated by Jeffrey Brown (36) of Yamhill, was eastbound when it crossed into the westbound lane and collided with a Nissan Sentra operated by Irene Gomez (34) of Woodburn.

Brown sustained serious injuries and was transported to OHSU by Life Flight. 

Gomez sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Hwy 240 was closed for approximately 4 hours.

OSP was assisted by Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office, TVF&R, and ODOT.

Fatal Crash on Hwy 6 – Washington County07/26/21

On July 26, 2021, at approximately 6:48 AM, Oregon State Police along with Washington Co. Sheriff’s Office, Banks Fire, and Oregon Department of Transportation responded to the report of a two-vehicle collision on HWY 6 near milepost 33 west of Banks. 

Preliminary investigation revealed that a green 2007 Honda CRV operated by Monico BARAJAS-ROJAS (70), of The Dalles, was traveling eastbound on Hwy 6 negotiating a curve when his vehicle crossed into the westbound lane and struck a blue 2018 Dodge pick-up. The right-front passenger of the Honda CRV, Emilia Barajas (61) of The Dalles, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the 2018 Dodge pick-up, Vernon MINCEMOYER (51), of Gaston, was uninjured. 

HWY 6 was closed for approximately five hours. 

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Serious Injury Crash on I-84 – Union County (Photo)07/26/21

On July 25, 2021, at approximately 7:38 A.M. OSP responded to a single-vehicle crash on I-84 near milepost 256.  A silver Mazda CX-9 was traveling westbound on Interstate 84 when the driver fell asleep and left the roadway. The vehicle went around a guardrail and then down an embankment for approximately 200 feet until coming to a rest on the driver’s side on the banks of the Grande Ronde River. A witness to the crash was able to remove the two juvenile passengers from the vehicle, which was on fire. The witness told the Trooper that the vehicle was on fire when he arrived, but he was able to put the fire out with water from the river.

Firefighters and medical personnel arrived on the scene and had to extricate the driver and front passenger. The two adults were taken by life flight with serious injuries. The 2 juvenile passengers were taken to Grande Ronde Hospital. The Trooper on scene stated that Union County Deputy Hamilton went above and beyond carrying the injured little girl across the Grande Ronde River to get medical attention.

OSP was assisted by Union County Sheriff’s Office, Union County Search & Rescue, La Grande Police Department, La Grande Fire Department, Island City Fire.  Union Pacific Railroad personnel also responded to the scene to assist because OSP used the railroad right of way to extract the vehicle from the river.

Fatal Crash on Hwy 238 – Jackson County07/25/21

On Saturday, July 24, 2021 at approximately 8:15 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash Hwy 238 near North Applegate Road.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Ford Thunderbird, operated by Dona Powers (62) of Central Point, was eastbound when it left the roadway and crashed. 

Powers sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

OSP was assisted by Applegate Fire and ODOT.

Fatal Crash on Hwy 20W – Jefferson County07/24/21

On Saturday, July 24, 2021 at approximately 9:10 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 20W near milepost 88.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Harley Davidson motorcycle, operated by Richard Cissna (65) of Bend, was westbound when it attempted to avoid traffic that had slowed, lost control and crashed.

Cissna sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

OSP was assisted by Black Butte Police Department, Black Butte Fire Department, and ODOT.

Fatal Crash on Hwy 138E – Douglas County07/19/21

On Monday, July 19, 2021 at approximately 12:30 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 138E near mile post 33.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Subaru Forrester, operated by Manas Sanyal (54) of Wisconsin, was westbound and attempted to turn left into a roadside pull out when it was struck by an also westbound Honda motorcycle operated by Joseph Laurance (71) of Winston.

Laurance sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Sanyal was not injured.

OSP was assisted by Glide Fire Department and ODOT.

Fatal Crash on Hwy 30 – Clatsop County07/19/21

On Monday, July 19, 2021 at approximately 12:50 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 30 near milepost 87.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Mazda Protege, operated by Joshua Johns (36) of Westport, OR. was eastbound when it crossed into the westbound lane and collided with a Kia Sorento operated by Joe Houston (63) of Ocean Park, WA.

Johns sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH).  The passenger, Danielle Hammer (40) of Westport, was transported to CMH for injuries.

Houston and passenger, Kathryn Matthai (53)  of Ocean Park,  were both transported to CMH for injuries.

OSP was assisted by the Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office and ODOT.  

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OSP Trooper discovers methamphetamine and suspected fentanyl pills concealed inside a vehicle-Deschutes County07/16/21

On Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at approximately 9:30 P.M., a Trooper from the Bend Area Command stopped a 2006 Saturn for failure to drive within its lane of travel on southbound U.S. Highway 97 near milepost 128.  During the traffic stop, the Trooper noticed signs of criminal activity, and a consent search was conducted.  The search of the vehicle revealed approximately 4.4 pounds of methamphetamine and approximately 1.1 pounds of suspected fentanyl pills concealed in the vehicle.

The driver was identified as Yurida Barrera Alonso (38) from McFarland, California and the passenger was identified as Ernesto Adolfo Linares Gomes (33) from Bakersfield, California.  Both individuals were lodged at the Deschutes County Jail for Unlawful Possession and Delivery of Methamphetamine and Unlawful Possession, Manufacture, and Delivery of a Schedule II Controlled Substance. 

The Oregon State Police was assisted by Agents from the Department of Homeland Security Investigations and members of the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office.

Fatal Crash on Interstate 84 – Umatilla County07/13/21

On Monday, July 12, 2021 at approximately 7:31 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle collision on Interstate 84 near milepost 187.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Lincoln MKX, operated by Michael Wilson (65) of Vancouver, WA. was westbound when it drove onto the shoulder and struck the back of a parked semi-truck with trailer.

Wilson sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased..

The occupants of the semi-truck were not injured.

Oregon State Police were assisted  by the Stanfield Police Department, Umatilla County Sheriffs Office, ODOT and Umatilla County Fire District #1.

Officer Involved Shooting Investigation Salem Police Department – Marion County07/12/21

Oregon State Police is releasing the names of the involved parties:

The deceased – Arcadio Castillo III (23) of Salem.

Salem PD Officer Nathan Bush – 4 years with Salem Police Department. As per protocol Officer Bush has been placed on administrative leave during the investigation.

Refer to below copy of initial release from Salem Police Department.

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OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IN NORTHEAST SALEM

News Release from Salem Police Dept.
Posted on FlashAlert: July 10th, 2021 2:45 AM

Salem, Ore. — On July 9, 2021 at approximately 11:20 p.m. the Salem Police Department responded to a domestic violence call involving a suspect reportedly armed with a knife in the 3700 block of June Av NE. During the investigation the responding officer shot the suspect.

The officer was not injured during the incident.

Arriving officers attempted lifesaving measures, but ultimately the suspect died at the scene.

Per standard Senate Bill 111 protocols for the use of deadly physical force, the Marion County District Attorney’s Office has selected the Oregon State Police to lead the investigation.

Any further information will be released by the Oregon State Police or the Marion County District Attorney’s Office.

Fatal Crash on Hwy 22 – Linn County07/12/21

On Sunday, July 11, 2021 at approximately 2:30 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 22 near milepost 70.  

Preliminary investigation revealed a Harley Davidson trike motorcycle, operated by Peggy Mitchell (58) of Eugene, was eastbound when it left the roadway and traveled down an embankment.

Mitchell sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

OSP was assisted by the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, Linn County Search and Rescue, Forest Service, and ODOT

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UPDATE – OSP Requesting Assistance with Fatal Hit and Run Crash – Marion County (Photo)07/12/21

The bicyclist is being identified as Eric Wieber (37) of Wilsonville.

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On Sunday, July 11, 2021 at approximately 1:45 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to hit and run crash on Hwy 551 near milepost 2.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a bicyclist was northbound on the shoulder when it was struck from behind by a vehicle. The involved vehicle did not stay at the scene.

The bicyclist was transported to the hospital where they were pronounced deceased. 

Evidence recovered at the scene suggest the involved vehicle is a 2008-2014 Subaru Tribeca, white in color, with damage to the front passenger side of the vehicle to include the headlight and passenger side mirror.  

OSP is requesting anyone with any information regarding the crash or any information regarding the suspect vehicle to contact the Oregon State Police Northern Command Center at 1-800-442-0776 or *OSP and refer to case #SP21-194026.

OSP was assisted by the Aurora Fire Department, Woodburn Ambulance, and ODOT.

Fatal Crash on Hwy 237 – Union County07/10/21

On Friday, July 9, 2021 at approximately 4:55 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 237 near milepost 19B.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Pontiac Grand Am, operated by Trevor Powers (19) of LaGrande, was northbound when it left the roadway and crashed.  

Powers was transported to Grande Ronde Hospital.

Passenger, Conner Seale (20) of Union, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

OSP was assisted by the Union County Sheriff’s Office, EMS, and ODOT

Fatal Crash on Interstate 84 – Umatilla County07/09/21

On Friday, July 9, 2021 at approximately 6:32 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle crash on Interstate 84 near milepost 217.

Preliminary investigation revealed an International semi-truck and trailer, operated by Durid Jathey (57) of Spokane, WA. was eastbound in the slow lane when it traveled onto the shoulder and collided with a stopped Honda Accord.

The Honda was occupied by Domingo Suarez Aguirre (38) of Burien WA. Fortina Vicente Arroyo (38) of Seattle WA. and two juveniles.

Suarez Aquirre was transported by air ambulance to the hospital

Vicente Arroyo and a juvenile passenger were transported to St. Anthony’s hospital in Pendleton.

The other juvenile passenger sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Jathey sustained minor injuries and was not transported.

Eastbound traffic was closed at exit 216 for approximately 4 hours.  

OSP was assisted by the Umatilla Tribal Police Department, Umatilla Fire Department, and ODOT.

UPDATE – Oregon State Medical Examiner Releases Preliminary Death Data Related to Recent Heat Wave07/09/21

The Office of State Medical Examiner is releasing the following information at the direction of the Governor.  These numbers may change as more reports of death are received from each County Medical Examiner’s Office and further investigation and/or testing is completed for existing cases. 

As of July 9, 2021 –

83 confirmed heatwave deaths (Hyperthermia)

32 deaths are pending further investigation and final cause of death has not been determined yet.

4 deaths included in preliminary counts have been excluded and have been determined to not be caused by the heatwave.

The following is a breakdown of County and zip code for the confirmed heatwave deaths:

Clackamas

97023

Clackamas

97267

Clackamas

97267

Clackamas

97038

Clackamas

97070

Clackamas

97222

Clackamas

97068

Clackamas

83401

Clackamas

97222

Clackamas

97089

Clackamas

97015

Clackamas

97027

Columbia

97016

Columbia

97056

Linn

97358

Linn

97322

Marion

97317

Marion

97071

Marion

 

Marion

97305

Multnomah

97213

Multnomah

97230

Multnomah

97202

Multnomah

97233

Multnomah

97209

Multnomah

97024

Multnomah

97213

Multnomah

97217

Multnomah

97211

Multnomah

97221

Multnomah

97220

Multnomah

97218

Multnomah

97218

Multnomah

97203

Multnomah

97209

Multnomah

97201

Multnomah

97227

Multnomah

97230

Multnomah

97201

Multnomah

97212

Multnomah

97206

Multnomah

97206

Multnomah

97080

Multnomah

97220

Multnomah

97211

Multnomah

97209

Multnomah

97206

Multnomah

97232

Multnomah

97233

Multnomah

97233

Multnomah

97233

Multnomah

97266

Multnomah

97019

Multnomah

97236

Multnomah

97203

Multnomah

97219

Multnomah

97219

Multnomah

97214

Multnomah

97266

Multnomah

97218

Multnomah

97209

Multnomah

97206

Multnomah

97060

Multnomah

97205

Multnomah

97230

Multnomah

97209

Multnomah

97202

Multnomah

97089

Multnomah

97209

Multnomah

97266

Multnomah

97212

Multnomah

97266

Multnomah

97218

Multnomah

97205

Polk

97304

Union

97850

Umatilla

97838

Washington

97223

Washington

97229

Washington

97006

Washington

97124

Washington

97116

Washington

97123

The following is a breakdown of ethnicity and gender for the confirmed heatwave deaths:

4 – Hispanic

2 – African American / Black

1 – American Indian

1 – Pacific Islander

1 – Asian

72–White

2 – no ethnicity listed

31 Female

52 Male

Daily press releases will be paused until further confirmed information regarding the total number of heatwave deaths is available. There is no estimate of when the remaining investigations will be completed.

The State Medical Examiner’s Office is collaborating with our County Medical Examiner partners to investigate and certify these deaths. Additionally, various county public health agencies are undertaking efforts to analyze confirmed death data in the interest of identifying trends that may help prevent deaths in future heatwaves.

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Update for July 7, 2021 – the current number of deaths related to the recent heat wave is 116.

Umatilla Male 47
Multnomah Male 55
Marion Male 46
Multnomah Male 58
Multnomah Male 44
Deschutes Male 64
Deschutes Male 60
Multnomah Female 67
Multnomah Female 94
Multnomah Female 97
Marion Male 67
Marion Male 64
Multnomah Male 73
Marion Male 62
Marion Male 56
Clackamas Female 73
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 78
Washington Male 84
Marion Male 74
Multnomah Male 48
Multnomah Male 76
Multnomah Female 81
Multnomah Male 87
Multnomah Female 79
Multnomah Female 53
Marion Male 61
Multnomah Female 63
Multnomah Male 83
Multnomah Male 65
Multnomah Female 57
Multnomah Male 54
Multnomah Male 54
Multnomah Female 69
Multnomah Female 89
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 53
Multnomah Female 68
Washington Male 52
Multnomah Male 81
Multnomah Male 80
Multnomah Female 90
Clackamas Female 74
Washington Male 69
Marion Male 71
Multnomah Male 69
Marion Male 62
Columbia Female 83
Clackamas Male 79
Multnomah Female 74
Multnomah Male 51
Multnomah Female 68
Multnomah Male 50
Marion Male 37
Multnomah Male 68
Washington Male 69
Washington Female 64
Multnomah Male 66
Multnomah Male 65
Clackamas Female 71
Multnomah Male 73
Multnomah Male 68
Marion Male 67
Multnomah Male 55
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 65
Marion Male 66
Multnomah Female 80
Multnomah Female 55
Multnomah Female 71
Linn Female 59
Multnomah Female 71
Multnomah Female 67
Multnomah Male 77
Multnomah Male 77
Multnomah Male 65
Multnomah Female 49
Clackamas Female 79
Clackamas Male 55
Clackamas Male 61
Multnomah Male 62
Clackamas Male 63
Multnomah Female 56
Washington Female 82
Multnomah Male 73
Washington Male 46
Polk Male 38
Multnomah Male 47
Multnomah Male 79
Clackamas Male 69
Multnomah Male 74
Clackamas Male 63
Multnomah Male 64
Multnomah Male 74
Multnomah Male 72
Multnomah Male 78
Clackamas Male 62
Washington Male 67
Multnomah Male 75
Multnomah Male 78
Union Male 63
Multnomah Male 62
Linn Male 82
Clackamas Male 66
Multnomah Male 60
Multnomah Female 57
Washington Female 83
Marion Female 74
Multnomah Female 64
Multnomah Male 60
Linn Male 72
Multnomah Male 48
Multnomah Male 67
Multnomah Male 61
Multnomah Male 70
Columbia Female 61
     

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Update for July 6, 2021 – the current number of deaths related to the recent heat wave is 107.

Umatilla Male 47
Multnomah Male 55
Marion Male 46
Multnomah Male 58
Multnomah Male 44
Deschutes Male 64
Deschutes Male 60
Multnomah Female 67
Multnomah Female 94
Multnomah Female 97
Marion Male 67
Marion Male 64
Multnomah Male 73
Marion Male 62
Marion Male 56
Clackamas Female 73
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 78
Washington Male 84
Marion Male 74
Multnomah Male 48
Multnomah Male 76
Multnomah Female 81
Multnomah Male 87
Multnomah Female 79
Multnomah Female 53
Marion Male 61
Multnomah Male 83
Multnomah Male 65
Multnomah Female 57
Multnomah Male 54
Multnomah Male 54
Multnomah Female 69
Multnomah Female 89
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 53
Multnomah Female 68
Washington Male 52
Multnomah Male 81
Multnomah Male 80
Multnomah Female 90
Clackamas Female 74
Washington Male 69
Marion Male 71
Multnomah Male 69
Marion Male 62
Columbia Female 83
Clackamas Male 79
Multnomah Female 74
Multnomah Male 51
Multnomah Female 68
Multnomah Male 50
Marion Male 37
Multnomah Male 68
Washington Male 69
Washington Female 64
Multnomah Male 66
Multnomah Male 65
Clackamas Female 71
Multnomah Male 73
Multnomah Male 68
Marion Male 67
Multnomah Male 55
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 65
Marion Male 66
Multnomah Female 80
Multnomah Female 55
Multnomah Female 71
Linn Female 59
Multnomah Female 71
Multnomah Female 67
Multnomah Male 77
Multnomah Male 77
Multnomah Male 65
Multnomah Female 49
Clackamas Female 79
Clackamas Male 55
Clackamas Male 61
Multnomah Male 62
Clackamas Male 63
Multnomah Female 56
Washington Female 82
Multnomah Male 73
Washington Male 46
Polk Male 38
Multnomah Male 47
Multnomah Male 79
Multnomah Male 74
Clackamas Male 63
Multnomah Male 64
Multnomah Male 74
Multnomah Male 72
Multnomah Male 78
Clackamas Male 62
Washington Male 67
Multnomah Male 75
Multnomah Male 78
Multnomah Male 62
Linn Male 82
Clackamas Male 66
Multnomah Male 60
Multnomah Female 57
Washington Female 83
Marion Female 74
Multnomah Female 64
Multnomah Male 60

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Update for July 2, 2021 – the current number of deaths related to the recent heat wave is 94.

Umatilla Male 47
Multnomah Male 55
Marion Male 46
Multnomah Male 58
Multnomah Male 44
Deschutes Male 64
Deschutes Male 60
Multnomah Female 67
Multnomah Female 94
Multnomah Female 97
Marion Male 67
Marion Male 64
Multnomah Male 73
Marion Male 62
Marion Male 56
Clackamas Female 73
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 78
Washington Male 84
Marion Male 74
Multnomah Male 48
Multnomah Male 76
Multnomah Female 81
Multnomah Female 79
Multnomah Female 53
Marion Male 61
Multnomah Male 83
Multnomah Male 65
Multnomah Female 57
Multnomah Male 54
Multnomah Male 54
Multnomah Female 69
Multnomah Female 89
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 53
Multnomah Female 68
Washington Male 52
Multnomah Male 81
Multnomah Male 80
Multnomah Female 90
Clackamas Female 74
Washington Male 69
Marion Male 71
Marion Male 62
Columbia Female 83
Clackamas Male 79
Multnomah Female 74
Multnomah Male 51
Multnomah Female 68
Multnomah Male 50
Marion Male 37
Multnomah Male 68
Washington Male 69
Washington Female 64
Multnomah Male 66
Multnomah Male 65
Clackamas Female 71
Multnomah Male 73
Multnomah Male 68
Marion Male 67
Multnomah Male 55
Multnomah Male 59
Multnomah Male 65
Marion Male 66
Multnomah Female 80
Multnomah Female 55
Multnomah Female 71
Multnomah Female 71
Multnomah Female 67
Multnomah Male 77
Multnomah Male 77
Multnomah Male 65
Multnomah Female 49
Clackamas Female 79
Clackamas Male 55
Clackamas Male 61
Multnomah Male 62
Clackamas Male 63
Multnomah Female 56
Washington Female 82
Multnomah Male 73
Washington Male 46
Polk Male 38
Multnomah Male 47
Multnomah Male 79
Multnomah Male 74
Clackamas Male 63
Multnomah Male 64
Multnomah Male 74
Multnomah Male 72
Multnomah Male 78
Clackamas Male 62
Washington Male 67
Multnomah Male 75

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Update for July 1, 2021, the Oregon State Medical Examiner is releasing the following demographic information (county of death, gender, and age) suspected with heat related deaths.  The current number of deaths related to the recent heat wave is 79. 

This information may change as investigations are updated and new information is added by the County Medical Examiners:

Umatilla

Male

47

Multnomah

Male

55

Marion

Male

46

Multnomah

Male

58

Multnomah

Male

44

Multnomah

Female

67

Multnomah

Female

94

Multnomah

Female

97

Marion

Male

64

Multnomah

Male

73

Marion

Male

62

Marion

Male

56

Clackamas

Female

73

Multnomah

Male

59

Multnomah

Male

78

Washington

Male

84

Marion

Male

74

Multnomah

Male

48

Multnomah

Male

76

Multnomah

Female

81

Multnomah

Female

79

Multnomah

 

53

Marion

Male

61

Multnomah

Male

83

Multnomah

Male

65

Multnomah

Female

57

Multnomah

Male

54

Multnomah

Male

54

Multnomah

Female

69

Multnomah

Female

89

Multnomah

Male

59

Multnomah

Male

53

Multnomah

Female

68

Washington

Male

52

Multnomah

Male

81

Multnomah

Male

80

Multnomah

Female

90

Clackamas

Female

74

Washington

Male

69

Marion

Male

71

Marion

Male

62

Columbia

Female

83

Clackamas

Male

79

Multnomah

Female

74

Multnomah

Male

51

Multnomah

Female

68

Multnomah

Male

50

Multnomah

Male

68

Washington

Male

69

Washington

Female

64

Multnomah

Male

66

Multnomah

Male

65

Clackamas

Female

71

Multnomah

Male

73

Multnomah

Male

68

Marion

Male

67

Multnomah

Male

55

Multnomah

Male

59

Multnomah

Male

65

Multnomah

Female

80

Multnomah

Female

55

Multnomah

Female

71

Multnomah

Female

71

Multnomah

Female

67

Multnomah

Male

77

Multnomah

Male

77

Multnomah

Male

65

Multnomah

Female

49

Clackamas

Female

79

Clackamas

Male

55

Clackamas

Male

61

Multnomah

Male

62

Clackamas

Male

63

Multnomah

Female

56

Washington

Female

82

Multnomah

Male

73

Washington

Male

46

Polk

Male

38

Multnomah

Male

79

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As of June 30, 2021 the State Medical Examiner’s Office has received report of 63 deaths that preliminary investigation suggests may be associated with the Pacific Northwest heatwave. 

This number may change in either direction as more information or reports are received from each County Medical Examiner’s Office. 

Again, these are preliminary numbers as some investigations are still in progress and final causes of death have not yet been determined.

The following is the current breakdown by county of heat related deaths.

Multnomah – 45

Marion – 9

Washington – 5

Clackamas – 2

Columbia – 1

Umatilla -1

No further information is available for release at this time.

Fatal Crash on Interstate 5 – Douglas County07/09/21

On Thursday, July 8, 2021 at approximately 7:45 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Interstate 5 near milepost 114.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Acura CL, operated by Victoria Linder (38) from Roseburg, was southbound when it left the roadway and rolled.

Linder was transported to Mercy Medical Center where Linder was pronounced deceased.

OSP was assisted by Myrtle Creek Fire Department and ODOT.

Source: Oregon State Police (FlashAlerts)

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