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Prineville Driver Killed In Crook County Crash

UPDATE: The Crook County Sheriff's Office released the identity of the Prineville driver killed Thursday night. They say neither 35-year-old William McCormick, Jr. nor his passenger were wearing seatbelts and both were thrown from the pickup when it rolled. The passenger, 32-year-old Jamie Rosas declined medical attention and walked from the scene. 




PRINEVILLE, OR -- One person was killed in a crash on SE Davis Loop, in Crook County, Thursday night. When first responders arrived at about 10:45 p.m., they found a pickup off the road, with the driver pinned underneath. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 


Investigators believe the pickup was eastbound when it crossed the road, hit a stump and rolled onto its side, near SE Manning Lane. Neither person in the truck was wearing a seatbelt; the passenger declined medical treatment.
The identities of those involved have not been released, pending next of kin notification. Alcohol is believed to be a factor. 

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