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A Grants Pass man is dead after crashing on South Umpqua Road near Tiller on Sunday, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

A 23-year-old Grants Pass man was found dead Sunday after his vehicle went 100 feet over an embankment near Tiller, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

Family members found Cameron Scott Reese's car near milepost 8 on South Umpqua Road Sunday evening after he was reported overdue from a camping trip.

Reese had been camping near the South Umpqua Falls and left his campsite around 9 a.m., according to deputies.

Authorities arrived at the scene of the crash and found Reese trapped in the car. Life-saving measures were unsuccessful and Reese was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release.

The sheriff's office was assisted by the Tiller Fire Department, Milo Fire Department, Bay Cities Ambulance, REACH Air Ambulance and South Umpqua Steep Angle Rescue.

Saphara Harrell can be reached at 541-957-4216 or sharrell@nrtoday.com. Or on Twitter @daisysaphara.

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Saphara Harrell is the crime and natural resources reporter for The News-Review. She previously worked at The World in Coos Bay. Follow her on Twitter @daisysaphara.

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" LLife-saving measures..." I hope that is corrected before it goes into print.



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