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Wednesday Crash Likely Caused By Medical Event

BEND, OR -- A Bend woman was rescued from her vehicle following a single-vehicle carash, Wednesday afternoon.  The 56-year old woman may have suffered a medical emergency, leading to the crash.  According to Bend Police, officers and medics responded to the rollover crash at NE 3rd and Dekalb Ave just after 7 p.m., Wednesday.  The Honda CRV sustained heavy damage, as did a power pole at the intersection.


Traffic was diverted in the area while Bend Fire medics, police officers and an off-duty doctory stabilized the woman and pulled her from the car. She was the lone occupant of the vehicle, and was transported to St. Charles Medical Center Bend for treatment. Neither alcohol nor speed are believed to have been factors in the crash. 

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