Grants Pass, Ore. – On Monday, February 28th, 2022, at about 6:13 PM, Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy 238 near milepost 3.
Preliminary investigation revealed an eastbound Chevrolet S-10 pickup, operated by Andrew Crist (54) of Grants Pass, drifted onto the shoulder of the roadway, lost control and slid into the westbound lane of travel colliding with a Toyota Rav-4, operated by Donnie Thomason (24) of Grants Pass.
Crist suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Thomason was not injured.
Hwy 238 was closed for approximately three hours while the investigation was conducted.
OSP was assisted by Grants Pass Police Department, Josephine County Sheriff’s Office, Rural Metro Fire and ODOT.
News Release from Oregon State Police
Posted on FlashAlert: March 1st, 2022 9:14 AM