Passenger in Wednesday's Highway 199 crash near Cave Junction dies

The passenger involved in a fatal crash Wednesday on Highway 199 south of Cave Junction has died, Oregon State Police reported.

Sandra Crockett, 65, of Crescent City died Thursday from injuries suffered in the single-vehicle crash that occurred near the Oregon/California border, OSP said.

The driver, Floyd Dale Long, 75, of Crescent City, was pronounced dead at the scene after his 2005 Dodge pickup left the highway while negotiating a curve and crashed into a tree.

Crockett was rushed to Rogue Valley Medical Center, which is where she died the next day.

OSP is continuing its investigation into the crash.

— Chris Conrad


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