On Friday, October 9, 2022 at approximately 3:00 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash in the 2200 block of Laurel Road, approximately 2 miles east of Cave Junction.
Preliminary investigation revealed a silver Ford Freestar van, operated by Jason Myers (23) of Grants Pass, left the roadway and struck a tree. The cause of the vehicle leaving the roadway is unknown.
Myers was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
Laurel Road was closed for approximately 2 hours while Troopers investigated the scene.