DOUGLAS COUNTY, OR. (THECOUNT) — William McCullough and Mark Ritter, both of Roseburg, Oregon, have been identified as the victims in a Saturday double-fatal vehicle crash in Douglas County.
McCullough and Ritter, both 20, were killed in a two-vehicle crash near Green Saturday night.
According to reports, Dustin Robinson, of Sutherlin, was operating a pickup truck on State Hwy 42 near Jackie Ave in Green, when for still to be determined reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes Saturday night. The vehicle then made head-on contact with a passenger vehicle, operated by McCullough.
McCullough and his passenger, Ritter, were pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.
According to officials, “Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (Robinson) is being investigated as a possible factor in the crash”
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Douglas County is a county in the U.S. state of Oregon. As of the 2010 census, the population was 107,667. The county seat is Roseburg. It is named after Stephen A. Douglas, an American politician who supported Oregon statehood. Douglas County comprises the Roseburg, OR Micropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.