Car veers off Hwy 99W, 1 dead

Crashes

Police believe that high speed was a factor in the crash

Hector Orozco Jr. died after his car veered off Hwy 99W on Aug. 15, 2019. (Oregon State Police)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man died after his car swerved off Highway 99W and hit multiple parked cars on Thursday night near McMinnville.

The driver, 29-year-old Hector Orozco Jr., died at the scene.

Police believe that high speed was a factor in the crash.

Highway 99W was closed for 5 hours after the crash.

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