UPDATE: PHOTOS - OREGON STATE POLICE TROOPERS INVESTIGATING A FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH ON I-5 NEAR MP 11
Posted: May 4th, 2013 11:23 AM
On May 3, 2013 at 11:35 p.m. Oregon State Police Troopers from the Central Point Area Command responded to the scene of a fatal motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles. One of the vehicle was traveling the wrong direction - northbound in the southbound lanes.
Investigation at the scene showed that a 2003 Pontiac Vibe driven by Derek MASSEY, age 41 of Talent, Oregon alone in his vehicle, was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes when he collided head on into a 2006 Ford Expedition driven by Ryan Thompson, age 36 of French Gulch, CA, who was also alone in his vehicle.
Thompson sustained non-life threatening injuries and MASSEY was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. MASSEY'S next of kin has been notified.