Marion County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single-vehicle rollover crash on Wheatland Road NorthSunday, June 28.
A single-vehicle, rollover crash on Wheatland Road North resulted in the death of the driver and hospitalization of four passengers Sunday, June 27.
Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the scene about 7 p.m. near the intersection of Wheatland and Matheny Road Northeast. /the vehicle was traveling south on River Road and made a sharp turn while rounding a curve.
The adult driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle and later pronounced dead at the scene. A second adult passenger was flown to an area hospital by helicopter. Another adult and two juvenile passengers were taken to local hospitals with minor injuries, Names are not being released until next of kin are notified.
The roadway was closed for several hours. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office are being assisted by the Keizer Police Department, Marion County Fire Department, Woodburn Fire Department, Marion County Public Works and Life Flight.