Calif. driver suffers medical emergency, dies with dog on Hwy 199 in southern Ore.

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JOSEPHINE COUNTY, OR (KPTV) – A California man is dead after Oregon State Police say he experienced a medical emergency and swerved into oncoming traffic in southern Oregon.

According to OSP, Keith Jones, 69, of Crescent City, CA, was traveling south on Highway 199 in a black Toyota Prius with his dog when he crossed into northbound traffic and hit another driver in a red Prius.

Jones and the other driver, identified as Carol Woods, 64, of Grants Pass, were transported to Three Rivers Hospital.

Jones was pronounced dead at the hospital, according to OSP. Jones’ dog died as a result of the collision. The extent of Woods’ injuries was not immediately clear.

OSP was assisted at the crash scene by the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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