Fatal crash occurs near Jacksonville-UPDATED
A fatal crash occurred on Highway 238 three miles west of Jacksonville near milepost 30 at roughly 11:17 p.m. Monday.
The Oregon State Police report a 1996 GMC pickup driven by Ronald Edward Hussey Junior, 42, was traveling westbound on the highway when it traveled off the side of the road and struck a utility pole.
Hussey was not wearing safety restraints and was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
State Troopers from the Central Point Command office are continuing the investigation into the cause of the crash.