Contact Us

Single Vehicle Crash Kills 22-Year-Old Man Near Milton-Freewater (UPDATE)

Fatal Oregon crash near Milton Freewater
Fatal Oregon crash near Milton Freewater (Oregon State Patrol)

The accident, early Wednesday morning, is still under investigation.

Oregon State Patrol officers responded to calls about an accident on High 332 West of Milton Freewater around 2am.

Officers said a pickup driven by a young male was rounding a corner near Triangle Station Road when it left the road. It then rolled into a field, coming to a rest on it’s top.  Despite wearing a seatbelt, the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

UPDATE

The driver’s name was released Wednesday afternoon by authorities.  22-year-old Beau Tyree Zetzsche of Umapine, OR died in the crash.  He was driving with a licensed revoked because of reckless driving, and also had outstanding warrants from Texas for a probation violation, and Oregon for parole violation and theft.

Fatal Oregon crash
Fatal Oregon crash (Oregon State Patrol)

More from Newstalk 870

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalk870.am using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Newstalk 870 KFLD: The Mid Columbia's Newstalk Leader quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on Newstalk 870 KFLD: The Mid Columbia's Newstalk Leader quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!