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UPDATE: OSP Investigating After Fatal Rollover Crash on I-84 East of La Grande

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UPDATE- Oregon State Police say shortly after 7:00 p.m., a Blue, 2000 Ford Excursion pulling a toy-hauler type travel trailer, being operated by Todd M. Schroeder, 54, of Milton-Freewater, was traveling eastbound on I-84 and descending Ladd Canyon when the vehicle lost control and rolled over into the center median. 

The vehicle was occupied by two adult and three juvenile passengers. 

The front seat adult passenger,Jerry W. Schroeder, 73, of Milton-Freewater, was transported via air ambulance to Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland with serious injuries. 

The center seat passenger, Fisher schroeder, 14, of Milton-Freewater, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The driver and two other juvenile passengers suffered minor injuries and were treated at Grande Ronde Hospital in La Grande. 

Information about seat belt use the cause of the crash is  still being investigated. 


PREVIOUS/LA GRANDE, OR - Oregon State Police say one person is dead after a crash on Interstate 84 east of La Grande. Troopers say the driver of a Ford Excursion hauling a trailer lost control around 7 p.m. Thursday near Ladd Canyon (Milepost 277) and rolled into the center median. 

One person inside the SUV died as a result of the crash. 

Troopers have not released the names of those involved and are still investigating.