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News Release
Fatal Traffic Crash in Melrose Tuesday Morning - 06/17/21

ROSEBURG, Ore. - A 30 year-old Roseburg man died in a single-vehicle traffic crash early Tuesday morning.

On Tuesday, June 15, 2021, shortly before 1:00 am, 9-1-1 dispatchers received a report of a single vehicle traffic crash in the 1000-block of Melrose Road. The caller reported the vehicle had crashed head-on into a tree and a male occupant who was unresponsive. 

The Sheriff's Office, along with fire and EMS agencies responded to the incident and found a tan in color 1999 Chevy Suburban which had been traveling east left the roadway for unknown reasons. The 30 year-old male driver, whose name is being withheld pending next of kin notification, was pronounced dead at the scene. The Medical Examiner's Office continues to exhaust efforts in locating family of the driver. 

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