Portland, OR – Jennifer Farrell Killed in Car Crash on Cordon Rd NE near Ward Dr NEOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (June 14, 2021) – One person has lost their life following a head-on collision in the Salem area on Saturday evening. At approximately 9 p.m., on June 12, emergency crews received the request for assistance at the scene of an accident on Cordon Road Northeast.
Reports from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office show that a deputy was traveling on Cordon Road when their vehicle became involved in a head-on collision with a 2005 Hyundai Elantra near Ward Drive Northeast.
The impact of the crash left both vehicles with moderate front-end damage. The deputy, identified as 13-year veteran Bryce Mintz was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries.
The driver of the Hyundai, identified as 40-year-old Jennifer Farrell, was pronounced deceased from her injuries. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Bryce Mintz at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Jennifer Farrell. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Portland, Oregon
More than 500 people lose their lives annually in vehicle accidents throughout the state of Oregon. These crashes often occur without warning, leaving families to endure the overwhelming mental and emotional pain and suffering they bring. In many cases, families have a challenging time moving forward. Accepting the loss of a loved one is difficult under any circumstance. Knowing your loved one lost their life due to the negligence of another person just makes it even more challenging.
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The Oregon car accident attorneys at Kivel & Howard have extensive experience assisting families to move forward in the aftermath of fatal accidents. Our team strives to help families protect their legal rights moving forward. We keep the best interests of our clients in mind as we put together the strongest legal claim possible to present their case and fight to get them the justice they deserve. If your loved one has lost their life in a collision, and you believe negligence played a role, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at your earliest convenience. Our legal team can be reached at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800. We are available to meet with you and discuss legal options available to help you recover. Don’t wait. Call us today to see how we can help you.
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