FATAL CRASH ON HWY 138W - DOUGLAS COUNTY
Oregon State Police
On Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at approximately 1:15 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 138W near MP 23A.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a Toyota Rav, operated by Sara Myers (45) from Sutherlin, was westbound slowing to turn south (left) onto Dovetail Lane when an also westbound Honda motorcycle, operated by Keith Berry (34) from Sutherlin, attempted to pass. The Honda motorcycle crashed into the drivers side of the Toyota Rav.
Berry and his passenger, Caylla Ritchie (27) from Roseburg, sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced deceased.
Myers was transported by ambulance to Mercy Medical Center with serious injuries.
OSP was assisted at the scene by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Sutherlin Police Department, Sutherlin Fire Department, Umpqua Valley Ambulance and ODOT.