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Traffic accident claims life of local youth

 

July 28, 2022



The Crook County Sheriff’s department received a call regarding a single vehicle accident last Thursday, July 21, at approximately 11:48 p.m.

A 17-year-old Pine Haven area resident was driving a Dodge pickup southbound on Liberty Lane just off Highway 113 when the individual lost control of the automobile. Tracks show the pickup left the roadway and returned to the hard top where the young driver overcorrected, which caused a spin and subsequent three quarter rollover.

The youth, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected, succumbing to their injuries at the scene. The accident is stil...



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