Date/Time of Release: 07/16/2010 - 14:45
Contact Person: Dwes Hutson
Contact Number: 541-440-4464
Subject: Fatal Vehicle Accident
Date/Time of Incident: 07/14/2010 - 21:00
Incident Location: Glenbrook Loop Road, mile post 7, Riddle, Oregon
Case Number: 10-2595
Passenger / Deceased: Fletcher, Helen Phylis / 53 yoa / Riddle, OR
Driver: Dilworth, Clarence Gene / 57 yoa / Riddle, OR
Passenger: Dilworth, Robin Renee / 47 yoa / Riddle, OR
Vehicle: 1999 Ford F350 pickup
On Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at about 2100 hours, deputies responded to a single vehicle accident on Glenbrook Loop Road near mile post 7.
A 1999 Ford pickup operated by Clarence Dilworth was east bound when it drifted off the roadway and struck a tree. The vehicle suffered major front end damage.
All occupants were transported to Mercy Hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.
On Thursday, July 15th, at about 1300 hours, Helen Fletcher died at Mercy Hospital as a result of internal injuries sustained in the accident.
The accident is still under investigation.
Next of kin has been notified.