February 16 2019
On February 2, 2018 at approximately 11:57pm, the Oregon State Police and medical personnel responded to a single fatal motor vehicle crash on Highway 138E near milepost 16 in Douglas County.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a white 1992 Toyota Tacoma pickup, operated by Dakota Richard Miller, age 27 of Glide was traveling westbound on Highway 138E when he failed to negotiate a curve. The Toyota left the roadway, rolled several times causing Miller to be ejected. The Toyota came to a rest on its top on the shoulder portion of the highway. Miller succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene after lifesaving measures were performed by medical personnel.
Next of kin notification was made.
OSP was assisted by Douglas County SO, Douglas County Fire and Oregon Department of Transportation.