Tacoma woman dies in Oregon crash

A Tacoma woman passed away after the vehicle she was driving crashed into a tree Friday near Oakridge, Oregon. 

Oregon State Police says Kami Palmer, 35, was driving on Highway 58, 17 miles east of Oakridge around 2:30 p.m. when she attempted to pass another vehicle and lost control.

The vehicle crashed into a tree, ending in a ditch off the road. 

Police say Palmer and her passenger, 41-year-old Frederick Larry, were transported to Riverbend Hospital in Springfield, where she later died. The passenger is in the hospital in serious condition.

Police say speed is considered to be a factor in the crash.

 

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