Rollover crash injures passenger
A Culver man, James Farris, 20, was involved in a rollover crash in Crook County July 16, about 15 miles northeast of Prineville.
Deputies from the Crook County Sheriff's Office and Crook County Fire and Rescue were dispatched at about 3:40 p.m. to Northeast Mill Creek Road to the report of a motor vehicle crash.
When deputies arrived, they found a black 2004 Ford F150 pickup, driven by Farris, had rolled off of the east bank of the roadway, through a fence, and come to rest near a large pine tree.
Through the investigation, deputies learned that Farris was traveling south on Mill Creek Road toward Prineville when he tried to "power slide" and lost control while driving. Farris lost control of his vehicle and rolled off of the east side of the roadway, rolling at least two times before the vehicle came to rest on its tires.
There was one juvenile passenger in the vehicle with Farris who was transported by private vehicle to St. Charles Prineville with nonlife-threatening injuries.
It was determined that speed was the cause of the crash. Farris did not report any injuries at the scene and was not transported.
Star Towing arrived and towed the vehicle from the scene.