Myrtle Creek Man Dies in Thursday Night Crash

On February 2, 2023, shortly after 8:30 p.m., 9-1-1 dispatchers received a report of a single vehicle crash in the 1300-block of Dole Road outside of Myrtle Creek.

When deputies arrived on scene, they located a red 2005 Ford Explorer which had rolled onto its top. The sole occupant of the vehicle, 22-year-old Conner Jones of Myrtle Creek, was declared deceased at the scene by Fire and EMS personnel.

Deputies are continuing to investigate the crash and believe alcohol to be a contributing factor. Anyone with information which may aid the investigation is encouraged to contact the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office at 541-440-4471 referencing case #23-0434.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Douglas County Medical Examiner’s Office, Myrtle Creek Fire Department, Umpqua Valley Ambulance and Bill’s Towing.

Source: DCSO