A 68-year-old Florence man died early Saturday morning after his vehicle crashed head-on into a tree along Highway 126 east of Mapleton.
According to Oregon State Police, at about
3 a.m. on July 26, Raymond Mosley of Florence was driving westbound in a Ford Escape on the highway near milepost 22 when, for an unknown reason, he traveled off the roadway across the eastbound lane and hit a tree.
The tree, which broke at the middle and landed in the highway, blocked the eastbound lane for about four hours while emergency personnel responded. Mosley was declared dead at the scene.For the complete article see the 07-30-2014 issue.
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