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Lane County, Oregon — June 24, 2013

Police say a motorist died Monday when his pickup crashed in the Springfield area.

According to officers with the Springfield Police Department, 28-year-old Springfield resident Ronald Tyler Sanders was behind the wheel of a 2002 Ford F-150 pickup pickup truck as it traveled west along Oregon 126 (Main Street/McKenzie Highway). As Mr. Sanders approached 79th Street, near Bob Artz Memorial Park, he apparently lost control.

Investigators say the F-150 went off the roadway, plunged down a nearby slope and struck a tree. Paramedics responded the scene, but were unable to save Mr. Sanders.

Witnesses have been asked to call (541) 726-3714 with any additional information.

If you would like an official copy of the police report, request a copy with this form.

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