KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities at Crater Lake National Park say someone driving off road damaged plants and other resources, and they’re asking for the public’s help in finding who is responsible. The Herald and News reports park rangers believe the incident happened late Nov. 23 or early Nov. 24.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say three people died and others were injured in a two-vehicle accident near Salem. KOIN-TV reports the crash involving a van and pickup truck happened Friday evening and is under investigation. A fire official says three of the 13 people in the van died. Nine others were injured, and another person refused medical attention. The lone occupant of the truck was taken to a hospital for evaluation.
BEND, Ore. (AP) — An investigation is underway into a traffic stop that ended with a Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office deputy shooting a man near a shopping center northeast of Bend. The Bend Bulletin reports the man shot is expected to survive, and the deputy was not injured. Neither of their names has been released following the Friday evening incident.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a Eugene police officer shot and killed a man who fought with him. The Register-Guard reports that it happened at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Police spokeswoman Melinda McLaughlin says the officer called for emergency cover before shooting. The officer was treated for his injuries at a local hospital and released.