Driver dies in solo motor vehicle accident

Oregon State Police (OSP) and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle accident on Hwy 140 east of Adel near milepost 45.

A preliminary investigation revealed that a white Dodge Durango operated by Robert Beers, 51, of Tooele, Utah, was traveling eastbound on Hwy 140 when it left the roadway and rolled several times.

Beers sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. OSP has not revealed the cause of the accident, those witnesses who saw the vehicle described Beers traveling at a high rate of speed. OSP is currently investigating the accident.

OSP was assisted by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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