On February 28th, 2017 at about 5:33 PM Union County Dispatch Center received a 911 call concerning a single vehicle rollover crash down a steep embankment on Morgan Lake Road near Glass Hill Road.

It was reported two occupants were outside the vehicle. Union County Deputy Sheriff’s responded along with La Grande Police, La Grande Fire, OSP and La Grande Rural Fire. Conditions on the roadway were reported to be extremely slick on this point of the road due to packed snow and ice.

A 40 year old female La Grande resident was reportedly partially ejected from the vehicle and was transported to GRH where she later succumbed to her injuries. The male driver (age not available) was uninjured and is cooperating with the investigation.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation but at this point road and weather conditions appear to be a contributing factor.