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FATAL CRASH IN CURRY COUNTY, OREGON ON HIGHWAY 101

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CURRY COUNTY, OR - Oregon State Police is reporting that on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at about 3:32 AM, Oregon State Police (OSP) Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on Highway 101 at milepost 294 near Sixes.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a blue Volkswagen Golf, operated by Michael Hanson, age 61, of Sixes, was traveling southbound and failed to negotiate a curve.

The vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a tree.

Hanson suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

There was no road closure associated with the crash.

OSP was assisted by ODOT, Cal Ore Life Flight and Sixes Fire Department.

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