On Thursday, September 19, 2019 at approximately 10:00 A.M.Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a motor vehicle collision on US 97 near milepost 169.

Preliminary investigation reveals that a Chevrolet Silverado Pickup, operated by Steven Hanner (35) of Lapine, was eastbound on Jackpine Loop Road.  Hanner failed to stop at the stop sign entering US 97 and turned into the path of a Commercial Motor Vehicle operated by Jeff Every (40) of Terrebonne.

Hanner sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Every was not injured in the crash.

OSP was assisted by the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, LaPine Fire and Rescue, and ODOT.