SUNRIVER, OR -- Four people were hurt when a car crashed into a tree, south of Sunriver, early Wednesday morning. According to the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office, 21-year-old Dayton Sauer, of Bend, was northbound on Snow Goose Road, when she failed to negotiate a curve and hit a tree, at about 2:25 a.m. Investigators believe she was driving under the influence of intoxicants and she was taken to jail on a number of DUII-related charges.
DCSO says 20-year-old Julianne Pade, of Bend, and 21-year-old Andrew Auguilera-Anderson, of Salem, both suffered serious injuries. Pade was flown to St. Charles Bend, while Anderson was taken by ground ambulance. Two other passengers, 20-year-old William Larson and 19-year-old Renea Sauer, both of Bend, received minor injuries.
The investigation into the crash, and whether anyone was wearing a seatbelt, continues.