Woman dead after vehicle collides with a tree

Courtesy: Oregon State Police

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore.- On Thursday, around 5:00 P.M. a jeep SUV was headed eastbound on Highway 140 when the vehicle left the roadway. The accident happened near milepost 30 in Jackson County.

The female driver's car left the roadway, traveled down an embankment and collided with a tree.

The woman was the sole occupant of the vehicle and died at the scene.

Oregon State Police said winter weather conditions in the area contributed to the collision.

Oregon State Police was assisted by ODOT, Lake Creek Rural Fire and the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.

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