Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office
Emergency Messages as of 8:28 am, Tue. Aug. 20
No information currently posted. Operating as usual.
Subscribe to receive FlashAlert messages from Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office. Please use any browser other than Internet Explorer.
Primary email address for a new account:

Emergency Alerts News Releases  
And/or follow our FlashAlerts via Twitter

About FlashAlert on Twitter:

FlashAlert utilizes the free service Twitter to distribute emergency text messages. While you are welcome to register your cell phone text message address directly into the FlashAlert system, we recommend that you simply "follow" the FlashAlert account for Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office by clicking on the link below and logging in to (or creating) your free Twitter account. Twitter sends messages out exceptionally fast thanks to arrangements they have made with the cell phone companies.

Click here to add Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office to your Twitter account or create one.

Hide this Message


Manage my existing Subscription

News Release
DCSO
DCSO
Deputies Investigate Fatal Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Crash (Photo) - 08/07/19

UPDATE 08/07/2019 9:30 AM

ROSEBURG, Ore. - The Douglas County Medical Examiner has released the name of the pedestrian who died on Sunday, August 4th, after being stuck by a vehicle. 

37 year-old Shane David Dishner of Coquille was walking in the highway on 138E around 9:39 pm when the incident took place. 

Next of kin has been notified. 

###

ORIGINAL RELEASE 08/05/2019 10:00 AM 

ROSEBURG, Ore. - At 9:39 pm, 9-1-1 dispatchers received a report of a vehicle which had struck a pedestrian on Highway 138E near Hatfield Drive. 

Immediately prior to the crash, dispatchers had been receiving reports of a male pedestrian walking in the highway.

Deputies arrived and learned a 2008 Honda Civic, operated by 19 year-old Curtis James Weaver of Roseburg, was traveling east on Highway 138 when he struck a the male pedestrian who was in Weaver's lane of travel and wearing dark clothing. The pedestrian, whose name is being withheld pending next of kin notification, died at the scene.  

Weaver is cooperating with deputies and assisting them in the investigation. 

Crash Reconstructionists are continuing their investigation and are seeking witnesses prior to the collision. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at 541-440-4471 referencing case number 19-3595.

Attached Media Files: DCSO
View more news releases from Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office.