Release: Fatal crash on Highway 58 in Lane County

From Oregon State Police, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 10:09 a.m.

On Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at approximately 1:06 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy 58 near milepost 26. 

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Preliminary investigation revealed an eastbound Honda Civic, operated by Ellen Fiske (52) of Florence, crossed over into the oncoming lane and struck a Peterbilt commercial motor vehicle, operated by Travis Murphy (48) of Klamath Falls.

Fiske sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. Murphy was not injured.

Hwy 58 was closed for approximately 2 hours and lanes were restricted for an additional 5 hours.

OSP was assisted by Lowell Fire Department and ODOT.

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