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Driver succumbs to injuries in a possible high-speed crash near Aurora; passenger sustained non-life threatening injuries

COURTESY MARION COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - A high speed crash on Ehlen Road led to the death of a 35-year-old Tualatin man. Marion County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a fatal crash reported just before 9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 4.

MCSO Sgt. Jeremy Landers said the single-vehicle crash occurred in the 13500 block of Ehlen Road Northeast near Aurora. Just before the crash the involved vehicle, a 2007 Porsche 911, was seen going eastbound on Ehlen Road at high speed by a Canby police sergeant who was traveling westbound.

Canby police did not attempt to initiate a traffic stop on the vehicle, losing sight of the car while turning around.

The sergeant came upon the crash a short time later where witnesses had already stopped to attempt to help the vehicle's occupants. The car partially caught fire before Canby police extinguished it.

Despite life-saving efforts from medical responders, the driver, Guy Reed, 25, of Tualatin, died at the scene. A passenger has been identified as Jenna Mansfield, 28, also from Tualatin. Mansfield was transported to a Portland-area hospital, her injuries are non-life-threatening.

Aurora Fire District, Canby Fire District, Canby Police, Marion County Medical Examiner's Office, Marion County District Attorney's Office, Marion County Public Works, and Oregon State Police all assisted MCSO.

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