Silverton Man Dies in Christmas Night Crash on Highway 213 South of Molalla

A Silverton man died on Christmas night in a single vehicle crash on Highway 213 south of Molalla.

Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to the scene at approximately 8 p.m. Dec. 25. Investigators say 38-year-old Nathan Ward was driving a Honda Civic southbound on Cascade Highway, when his vehicle left the roadway and struck several fence poles.

Ward sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead, troopers reported. The cause of or factors contributing to the crash were not released.

OSP was assisted by Mt. Angel Police Department, Silverton Fire Department, Woodburn Ambulance and ODOT.

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