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News Release
Fatal Crash on Hwy 6-Washington County - 09/13/21

On Sunday, September 12, 2021 at approximately 5:15 PM, Oregon State Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Highway 6 near milepost 33.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Ford F150, operated by Gene Carlson (66) of Oregon City, was towing a 17-foot boat eastbound on Hwy 6. For unknown reason the Ford drifted off the highway and lost control, striking a guardrail and rolling. 

Carlson sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Hwy 6 was closed for approximately 2 hours. 

OSP was assisted by Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Banks Fire Department and ODOT. 

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