UMATILLA COUNTY:  Man killed in single-vehicle crash

UMATILLA COUNTY: Man killed in single-vehicle crash

On Friday, January 10, 2020, at approximately 6:24 P.M. Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single-vehicle crash on Hwy 207 near milepost 19B.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a Freightliner truck pulling a loaded trailer, operated by Phillip Sharkey (56) of Hermiston, was northbound when it struck the guardrail, traveled off the road, and down an embankment.

Sharkey sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

OSP was assisted by Boardman Fire, Echo Fire, Umatilla County Fire District #1, Morrow County Sheriff’s Department and ODOT