Single vehicle crash leaves one dead

Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single-vehicle crash on Highway 99 near milepost 43 at 7:24 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4.

Preliminary investigation revealed a red Toyota Yaris was traveling southbound near Perkins Rd NE when it crossed the center line, left the roadway into a ditch and crashed into a tree. The driver, identified as Jose Trinidad Sanchez Encizo, 42, of Lebanon, was declared deceased at the scene.

The Oregon State Police was assisted by Marion County Fire and Medics, the Oregon Department of Transportation and the Marion County Medical Examiner’s Office.