MADRAS, OR -- One person was killed in a Jefferson County crash, Tuesday afternoon. The Sheriff’s Office says a witness reported seeing the car speeding on Northeast Clark Drive, southbound from Gateway toward Madras, prior to the crash.
At about 4:45 p.m., just north of Dogwood Lane, the driver lost control. The car went off the road into an empty field and flipped. The driver, who did not appear to be wearing his seat belt, was ejected. Despite life-saving efforts by first responders, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
His name has not been released.