Woodburn man dies in rural-road crash
A Woodburn man died from injuries suffered in a single-vehicle rollover crash on a rural Marion County road Thursday, June 18.
Marion County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Jeremy Landers said deputies responded to the scene in the 5200 block of Timber Trail Road, east of Silverton, where they discovered that a Ford Ranger pickup truck left the road and rolled about 100 feet down an embankment.
First responders determined that the driver, Pedro Valdez Moreno, 29, of Woodburn died at the scene. The truck had no other passengers.
Landers said deputies remained at the scene for several hours to investigate the cause. Initial information indicates that speed and alcohol may have contributed to the crash. Woodburn Ambulance and Silverton Fire District also responded to the scene.
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