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Crash investigation continues

Oregon State Police have not decided if they will charge anyone involved in Monday afternoon's two-vehicle crash near the 27 mile marker of northbound I-5 in Medford.

Senior Trooper Bill Matson said the case is still under investigation and officers are continuing to interview witnesses.

Police have released the names of the drivers. Michael Dean Duncan, of Ashland, was identified as the man driving the 1979 Ford Bronco that struck the disabled 1993 Jeep Cherokee stopped on the side of the road. Duncan was taken to Providence Medford Medical Center, as was an unidentified female passenger. As of Tuesday morning he had been released by Providence. No further information about his injuries or his passenger was available from hospital officials.

The registered owner of the Jeep Cherokee was identified as Shane William Hendricks, of Medford, OSP said. He was outside his vehicle at the time of the crash and suffered no serious injuries.

Another man who was standing outside of the Cherokee with Hendricks was not identified. Two female passengers who were inside the Cherokee at the time of the accident were taken to Rogue Valley Medical Center. Matson said that they suffered minor injuries in the crash. Their names have not been released.

— Mat Wolf