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News Release
Fatal Traffic Crash Investigation - 11/26/19

SUTHERLIN, Ore. - A single vehicle crash in the 9300-block of Nonpareil Road east of Sutherlin Monday night claimed the life of a Sutherlin man. 

 Dispatchers were alerted to the crash at 9:05 pm. When deputies arrived, they located a 2001 Dodge pickup approximately 20 feet down an embankment which had hit a large cedar tree head-on. The vehicle had been operated by 54 year-old Raymond Dennis Funk of Sutherlin who died at the scene. 

An initial investigation indicates Funk had been traveling eastbound when his vehicle left the roadway for an unknown reason, striking the tree. He was unrestrained at the time of the crash.

Nonpareil Road was closed for approximately 2 hours. 

The Sheriff's Office was assisted by Sutherlin Police Department, Bay Cities Ambulance, Fair Oaks Fire Department, Douglas County Public Works and Marshals Towing. 

Next of kin has been notified. 

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