JUNCTION CITY – On Thursday, June 30, at approximately 5:08 p.m., Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Hwy 36 and Dorsey Lane. This is approximately 3 miles west of Junction City.
Preliminary investigation revealed a southbound red Jeep Renegade, operated by 91-year-old Evelyn Carder of Eugene, was stopped on Dorsey Lane at the intersection of Hwy 36. Carder proceeded into the intersection and was struck by a westbound yellow Freightliner dump truck, operated by 61-year-old Fred Morgan Jr of Cheshire.
Carder sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. Morgan received minor injuries.
Hwy 36 was closed for approximately 4 hours.
OSP was assisted by Junction City Police Department and ODOT.