Fatal Crash on Hwy 99 - Lane County

Oregon State Police 

On Thursday, May 21, 2020 at approximately 2:10 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel  responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 99 near milepost 5, Creswell, OR.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Honda Accord, operated by John Farrell (42) of Cottage Grove, was northbound on Hwy 99 when it left the roadway and damaged approximately 100 feet of a wood fence.  

Farrell was transported to River Bend Hospital.
A passenger in the Honda, Elizabeth Slagley (31) from Cottage Grove, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

OSP was assisted by Lane County Sheriff’s Office and ODOT.