Fatal Crash on Hwy 140 – Jackson County

On Wednesday September 2, 2020 at approximately 4:05 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 140 near the intersection of Hwy 62.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a Chevrolet Silverado, operated by Daniel Mejia (21) of White City, was eastbound when it crossed into the westbound lane and struck a Chevrolet Lumina, operated by Sheila Johnson (64) of Eagle Point.

Johnson sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Hwy 140 was closed for approximately 3 hours following the crash.

OSP was assisted by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Mercy Flights, and Jackson County Fire District #3.