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Man killed in highway rollover

A Springfield man died and two teenagers were injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident on Hwy. 242 on Sunday.

Oregon State Police (OSP) reported that on August 16, at approximately 11:27 a.m. OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single-vehicle crash on Hwy. 242 near the intersection of Crossroads Road, approximately two miles west of Sisters.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Chevrolet pickup truck operated by Liciano Ramirez-Guillen, age 57, of Springfield, was eastbound when it drove off the roadway and rolled.

Ramirez-Guillen sustained fatal injuries. There were two passengers; a 13-year-old was transported by Life Flight to St. Charles Hospital in Bend with serious injuries and a 15-year-old was transported by ground ambulance to St. Charles in Bend for injuries.

OSP was assisted by Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire Department, and ODOT.

 

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