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Truck driver dies after veering off freeway

Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into the cause of a single vehicle fatal traffic crash that occurred Friday morning when a commercial motor vehicle traveled off Interstate 84 westbound near North Powder onto the median and overturned. 

According to Sergeant Kyle Hove, at about 4:50 a.m. a commercial motor vehicle truck and trailer driven by Robert LeRoy Deneau, 53, from Lincoln Park, Ill., was westbound on Interstate 84 near milepost 286 when it veered off the highway, into the median and overturned. Deneau was trapped in the vehicle and extricated by North Powder Fire & Rescue firefighters. He was pronounced dead at the scene after removal from the truck.

OSP troopers from the La Grande Area Command are continuing the investigation. Trooper Grant Jackson is the lead investigator.

OSP was assisted at the scene by North Powder Fire & Rescue and ODOT. The highway was closed for over an hour.

 
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