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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Release: Fatal crash on Highway 20 in Malheur County

From Oregon State Police, Thursday, Nov. 4, 9:51 a.m.

On November 3, 2021, around 6:23 P.M., OSP was dispatched to a blocking single-vehicle rollover on Highway 20 near milepost 244. A Ford F-150, that was towing a stock trailer loaded with a cow, lost control, causing the vehicle and trailer to roll multiple times.

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The driver, Calvin Hiatt (43) of Vale, Oregon, was Lifeflighted to a trauma center in Boise, where he succumbed to his injuries. The two juvenile passengers were transported to an area hospital.

The cow in the trailer survived the crash. Bixby & Sons towed both vehicles from the scene. OSP was assisted by Mahler County Sheriff’s Office, Vale Ambulance, and the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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