May 23 2017
PENDLETON, Oregon - On Saturday, 39-year-old Shawn Campbell from Pendleton was killed in a single vehicle crash on HWY 97.
Campbell was the passenger in a car driven by 40-year-old Tiarra Burnette, also from Pendleton). The car was a white 2012 Kia Ultima and was headed northbound on HWY 97. The driver apparently lost control as sheets of hail fell on the road. The vehicle fishtailed, struck an embankment, and rolled then came to rest on the driver side. Campbell was in the rear passenger seat and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The right front passenger, identified as Joseph R. Perilli (age 28 from Pendleton) and Burnette were not injured.
All occupants were wearing seat-belts.