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OSP PRESS RELEASE

PRELIMINARY INFORMATION - DOUBLE FATAL TRAFFIC CRASH - HIGHWAY 97 NORTH OF REDMOND

Posted: December 15th, 2012 7:49 PM

Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers are starting an investigation into a two-vehicle traffic crash on Highway 97 north of Redmond in Deschutes County near milepost 114.

Preliminary information indicates on December 15, 2012 at approximately 6:30 p.m., a passenger car and pickup were involved in the collision. Two people in the pickup are reported deceased at the scene. There is at least one other person injured in the passenger vehicle.

No other details will be released pending the initial on scene investigation and next of kin notifications. More details should be released Sunday.

Traffic-related information is posted on ODOT's website www.TripCheck.com.

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  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • Purcell Boulevard Northbound lane between Neff Road and Full Moon Drive (West side of the hospital) is closed until December 20th.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.