Second Arrest made associated with fatal crash which occurred on May 4, 2016 in Yamhill County.
On June 19th, 2016, Jeremy G HOPPER II, age 24, of Amity was arrested and lodged at the Yamhill County Jail. He was lodged on the following charges:
Manslaughter In The First Degree Bail $150,000 -Assault In The First Degree Bail $ 150,000 -Assault In The Fourth Degree Bail: $ 5,000 -Reckless Driving Bail: $ 5,000
On Saturday June 18, 2016 the driver of the 2013 Silver Mitsubishi Lancer, identified as Andrew RD OLSEN, age 22, of Lafayette was arrested and lodged in the Yamhill County Jail on the following charges stemming from the investigation into the crash that occurred on May 4, 2016.
ANDREW ROBERT DEAN OLSEN: -Manslaughter In The First Degree Bail $150,000 -Assault In The First Degree Bail $ 150,000 -Assault In The Fourth Degree Bail: $ 5,000 -Reckless Driving Bail: $ 5,000
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Previous Release: On May 4, 2016 at about 8:50 PM, OSP Troopers responded to a collision involving two vehicles on Highway 99W near milepost 34 (north of McMinnville).
Initial investigation reveals that a 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer was traveling northbound on Highway 99W when it lost control and spun across the paved center median and struck a southbound 2004 Honda Odyssey van nearly head-on.
The driver of the Mitsubishi, Jeremy G HOPPER, age 24, of McMinnville, was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. HOPPER's passenger, Natasha FISHER, age 18, of McMinnville was transported by air ambulance to a Portland hospital with critical injuries.
The driver of the Honda, Claudio MARTINEZ MARQUEZ, age 43, of McMinnville, was pronounced deceased at the scene. MARTINEZ MARQUEZ's passenger, Bonifacio MARTINEZ GARCIA, age 33, of McMinnville was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
The operator of a Silver 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer remained at the scene after the crash.
Speed racing is being investigated as a factor in the cause of this crash. Anybody with information regarding this crash should call the Oregon State Police at 503-472-2184.
HWY 99W was closed for approximately 8 hours. OSP was assisted by the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office, McMinnville Police Department, Newberg Police Department, ODOT, and McMinnville Fire Department.
Natasha FISHER condition video.