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August 3, 2014
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BREAKING NEWS: Myrtle Creek man killed in Interstate 5 crash at Boomer Hill

A 22-year-old Myrtle Creek man died early Sunday morning following a high-speed crash at the southbound Interstate 5 offramp at Exit 110, the Boomer Hill Road interchange, about two miles north of Myrtle Creek, according to Oregon State Police.

Joseph Robert Martin, was driving a 1993 Acura Integra at about 3:45 a.m. when he hit the guardrail. His vehicle split apart upon impact and Martin was thrown from the vehicle. He was not wearing a seat belt, police said.

The Myrtle Creek Police Department was first on scene and found Martin dead. OSP troopers from the Roseburg Area Command office are continuing the investigation into the cause of the crash. Senior Trooper Mark Moore is the lead investigator.

Douglas County Fire District No. 2 also assisted at the scene.


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