Fatal Crash on Hwy 38 - Douglas County

Oregon State Police 
On Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at approximately 10:48 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 38 near milepost 51.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a Ford Explorer, operated by Alec Beutler (28) of Eugene, was westbound when it left the roadway and struck a tree.

Beutler sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

OSP was assisted by North Douglas Fire District, Douglas County Sheriff's Office, and ODOT