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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Release: Fatal crash on Highway 26 in Grant County

From Oregon State Police, Friday, Oct. 15, 2:30 p.m.

On Thursday, October 14, 2021 at approximately 7:55 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Highway 26 near milepost 152. 

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Preliminary investigation revealed an eastbound Toyota Prius, operated by Janet Nevels (73) of Garden Valley, Idaho, drifted off the roadway, lost control and struck a concrete bridge structure.

Nevels sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Hwy 26 was closed for approximately 1 hour.

OSP was assisted by Grant County Sheriff’s Department, John Day Police Department, Blue Mountain EMT’s, Mt. Vernon Fire Department and ODOT.

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