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Accident rash hits Creswell

Three escape without injury


September 26, 2019


A side order of shakes is contained in this trailer which turned over Tuesday morning after a dolly wheel collapsed. The trailer rolled into a power pole on the way over, causing a one-hour power outage to industrial and residential users north of Creswell. Driver of the tractor hauling the trailer was not hurt.

EXCERPT FROM OCT. 2, 1969 – Three men escaped serious injury in separate accidents in the Creswell area between Saturday night and noon Tuesday. Two of the mishaps involved trucks and the third a new off-the-road vehicle.

The first accident occurred shortly before midnight Saturday according to police who said a Chevrolet Blazer owned by John Presley, 20, former Creswell residents now residing in Klamath Falls plunged through a guardrail and into a slough some 15 feet below Market Road.

Police said Presley told them he didn't know how he escaped from the vehicle, which landed wheels-up i...

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