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Prineville man killed in crash

After passing son's vehicle


by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A Prineville man driving a Porsche convertible, John Gordon Lamey, 75, died Sunday afternoon on U.S. Highway 26, east of Madras, when he lost control and rolled the vehicle.A Prineville man, John Gordon Lamey, 75, died Sunday afternoon in a single-vehicle rollover crash on U.S. Highway 26, east of Madras.

Oregon State Police troopers investigated the crash, which occurred June 9, at about 5:15 p.m. Police reported that a 2002 Porsche 911 convertible driven by Lamey was eastbound on Highway 26 near milepost 10, following his adult son, who was in another vehicle.

After passing the Southeast Ramms Road intersection, Lamey passed his son's vehicle at a high rate of speed, lost control and rolled several times off the westbound shoulder side of the highway.

Lamey was wearing safety restraints in the convertible. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

OSP troopers from the Bend and Prineville offices are investigating the fatal crash.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Jefferson County Emergency Medical Services and the Oregon Department of Transportation assisted at the scene. One lane was closed during the investigation.



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