Beaverton man dies in crash
Beaverton resident Carl E. Matthews, 65, died in a single-car crash on Highway 10 around 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11.
Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the crash near milepost 89. A silver 2005 BMW 325Ci, driven by Matthews, was traveling northbound on Highway 101 when it left the roadway. The car rolled through a brushy area east of the roadway and came to rest on its wheels, just off the highway facing southeast. Matthews died at the scene as a result of injuries sustained during the crash.
The highway was partially closed for approximately 3.5 hours following the crash. State Police were assisted at the scene by the Tillamook County Sheriff's Office, Nestucca Fire and Rescue and the Tillamook County Medical Examiner.
The cause of the crash is not yet known.