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Search underway for Bend man missing since crash on Hwy. 62 in Southern Oregon

Matthew Lang OSP
Searchers are trying to find Matthew Lang of Bend, apparently driver who left SUV after crash on Hwy. 62 in Jackson County Tuesday evening.

PPROSPECT, Ore. (KTVZ) – A search is underway, and Oregon State Police troopers are seeking the public’s help in finding a 33-year-old Bend man believed to have been driving an SUV that was found crashed Tuesday evening on state Highway 62 in Jackson County.

Troopers and emergency personnel responded around 5:30 p.m. to the single-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 62 near milepost 37, between Shady Cove and Prospect.

They said they found a badly damaged Ford Explorer, with no occupants.

OSP said Matthew Lang of Bend is believed to be the operator, but has not contacted friends or family since the crash.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue members were searching the area Wednesday for Lang, who was described as 6 feet tall and 185 pounds, with brown hair.

If you have seen or heard from Lang since the crash, you’re asked to contact the OSP Southern Command Center at 1-800-442-2068 or text *OSP.

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