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Josephine County Man Died in Motor Vehicle Crash on Lower Grave Creek Road

A Josephine County man was killed in a motor vehicle accident in the Sunny Valley-Wolf Creek area late yesterday.

The Josephine County Sheriff's Office reports deputies and emergency personnel responded to the single-vehicle crash in the 4,000-block of Lower Grave Creek Road on Tuesday at 4:07 p.m..

Prior to law enforcement arrival, the driver -- 60-year-old Joseph John Tracey -- was pronounced deceased by medical personnel. Next of kin have been notified.

Sergeant Craig Ricker said evidence at the scene indicated that Tracey was driving a 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee north on Lower Grave Creek when he failed to negotiate a curve.

The Sheriff's Office was assisted at the fatal crash scene by Rural Metro Fire Department, American Medical Response, Oregon State Police and 3 Boys Towing.
Posted on 7/10/24 12:32PM by Sam Marsh