Preliminary investigation revealed a 2007 Toyota Rav 4, operated by William Harold BODDEN, age 84, of Redmond, was westbound when, for unknown reasons, crossed the center line and struck an eastbound 2008 Jeep Patriot, operated by Joyce A. MAST, age 51, of Hillsboro, head-on. BODDEN’S passenger, Diane Theresa BODDEN, age 77, of Redmond, was pronounced deceased at the scene. William BODDEN was transported via air ambulance and died while in transport to an area hospital. MAST was transported via ground ambulance to Salem Hospital with serious injuries. There were no other occupants in the vehicles.
Then later in the evening another crash occurred involving three vehicles on Santiam Pass on Highway 20. At approximately 9:10pm Saturday evening OSP Troopers were dispatched to a 3 vehicle injury crash on US 20 near milepost 76 – Santiam Pass area. Several seriously injured victims were air ambulanced to St. Charles Hospital in Bend. All vehicles have been removed and roadway is completely open after several hours of lane restrictions.
At about the same time a young Bend man lost his life when his pickup went out of control and rolled in Malheur County. Oregon State Police says OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single vehicle fatality crash, on highway 78 near milepost 64.
Preliminary investigation revealed a 2004 Ford F250 Pickup, driven by Braden FILLMORE, age 20, of Bend, was eastbound when he drifted off the right shoulder of the roadway, overcorrected, crossed the westbound lane and rolled off the westbound shoulder. FILLMORE was pronounced deceased at the scene. There were no other occupants in the vehicle.