PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A driver died after veering off Highway 97 and crashing into a tree in Wasco County.
Authorities responded to the scene of the crash around 6 p.m. on Monday. They learned 39-year-old Jesus Lopez was heading north in his Honda Civic, when his car left the roadway and struck a tree.
He sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead. Authorities believe the crash occurred about 14 hours before it was initially reported.