Hwy 97 crash in Deschutes County leaves 1 dead

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Published: Mar. 21, 2023 at 9:23 AM PDT
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DESCHUTES COUNTY, Ore. (KPTV) - A crash on Highway 97, near milepost 151 in Deschutes County, left a man dead Monday morning, according to Oregon State Police.

OSP troopers arrived at about 7:45 a.m. to find a 2005 Toyota 4Runner was traveling northbound when it lost control on the icy road, slid off the roadway and rolled several times before it stopped. The driver, 31-year-old Leland Daniel, was declared dead at the scene.

Traffic was impacted for about four hours as authorities investigated the scene.