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Home arrow News arrow Local News arrow Single vehicle accident kills 1, sends three others to hospital

Single vehicle accident kills 1, sends three others to hospital

 A single vehicle crash Saturday night that resulted in one death remains under investigation.

The accident occurred along Interstate 84 west of Baker City in Baker County. The crash resulted in the death of an adult female and serious injury to three other adults. 

According to Oregon State Police Sgt. Kyle Hove, a Ford F350 pickup driven by a 30-year old male from Blackfoot, Idaho, was traveling eastbound on Interstate 84 near milepost 294 when it traveled off the freeway lanes into the median. The pickup and camper trailer rolled into the median where both vehicles came to rest. 

The vehicle's four occupants, all from Idaho, were seriously injured. The driver, Todd Pratt, 30, of Blackfoot, Idaho, and Joe Pratt, 61, from Blackfoot, Idaho, were transported by air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho. Right front passenger Austin Parker, 23, from Pocatello, Idaho, and rear passenger Tanda Pratt, 60, from Blackfoot, Idaho, were transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Baker City.

Tanda Pratt was later pronounced deceased at the hospital.

OSP troopers from the La Grande Area Command office, with the assistance of OSP Baker City troopers, are continuing the investigation.

 

 

 

OSP was assisted at the scene by Baker County Sheriff's Office, Baker City Police Department, Baker City Fire Department, Baker Rural Fire/Rescue, Haines Fire Protection District, LifeFlight and Oregon Department of Transportation.  

This story updated at 2:45 p.m. 

 
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