Single vehicle fatal crash on Hwy 30 - Multnomah county

Oregon State Police - 11/22/18

On Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at approximately 1:20 PM Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 30 near milepost 17.

Preliminary investigation reveals that a red Jeep, operated by James Jones (74) of Portland, was westbound on Hwy 30 when for unknown reasons drove off the road and down an embankment.

Jones was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The possibility of Jones having a medical event, before the crash, is being investigated as a possible cause.