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Yoncalla couple in car accident on Interstate 5 in Roseburg

A Yoncalla man driving north on Interstate 5 near Milepost 129 around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday suffered a medical problem and crashed, Oregon State Police said today.

Jack Ray Bennett, 86, hit the center barrier and came to a stop in the left lane, troopers said. Medical personnel responded and transported him to Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg.

A hospital spokeswoman today said he was treated and released.

His wife, Ethel Bennett, 82, was in the car at the time. She was not transported to Mercy.

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The News-Review Updated Jul 5, 2013 09:14AM Published Jun 28, 2013 02:04PM Copyright 2013 The News-Review. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.