At 1:00 p.m. on August 1st, 2021, a 911 caller reported a serious motor vehicle crash on Waypark Drive NE east of Howell Prairie Road NE in northern Marion County. When first responders arrived at the scene, they located a 2019 Chevrolet Corvette which had collided with a 2005 Ford Explorer. Tragically the passenger in the Chevrolet Corvette did not survive the crash. Both drivers sustained what are believed to be minor injuries and were transported to a local hospital.
The driver of the Corvette has been identified as Georgi Cam (52) of Aurora. The deceased passenger has been identified as Erofei Cam (57) of Gervais. Curtis Chaudoin (56) of Woodburn has been identified as the driver of the Ford Explorer.
Investigators from the Marion County multi-agency Crash Team responded to process the scene. Crash investigators determined the Chevrolet Corvette was traveling eastbound prior to colliding with the westbound Ford Explorer. Due to this being an ongoing investigation, no additional information is available for release at this time.
The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Keizer Police Department, Marion County District Attorney’s Office, Marion County Public Works, Mt. Angel Fire District, and Woodburn Ambulance during this response.