Name released in fatal Sumpter crash

Written by Observer staff August 20, 2013 08:25 am

Single vehicle accident near Sumpter resulted in fatality. (OSP photo)
Single vehicle accident near Sumpter resulted in fatality. (OSP photo)
 

Oregon State Police continue to investigate Monday's fatal traffic crash on Highway 410 near Sumpter.

Police say it was about 8:15 a.m. when an eastbound Jeep SUV driven by Patricia Jean Dobell, 70, Granite, traveled off the highway near milepost 3 and rolled several times before coming to rest on its wheels.  

A passing motorist found the crash after it occurred. Dobell was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by OSP. Baker County Sheriff's Office and local emergency responders assisted at the scene.