FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT
Josephine Co. Sheriff's Office
On Saturday, January 23, 2021 at approximately 7:53 am, Deputies from the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 3500 block of Demaray Drive for a motor vehicle accident involving a 10-yard dump truck and a 50cc scooter. Oregon State Police also responded and assisted with the investigation.
Upon investigation, Deputies determined that 72 year old Kenneth Law was operating a 50cc scooter, which attempted to cross Demaray Drive in front of the dump truck. Despite efforts of emergency medical personnel, Law was pronounced deceased at the scene.
It is believed Law was crossing the roadway in dense fog to reach a nearby convenience store. The operator of the dump truck has been cooperative with investigators and criminal charges are not expected in this case.