AMITY, Ore. (KOIN 6) — A 19-year-old woman is dead following a crash Thursday morning on Highway 153, east of Amity near SE Burch Road in Yamhill County.
According to Oregon State Police Sgt. Brad Hessel, around 10:20 a.m., a 1999 Toyota Camry four-door driven by Ariel Dawn Dumler from Amity was traveling eastbound on Highway 153 when, for an unconfirmed reason, she lost control on a slight left curve. The vehicle traveled off the highway and down an embankment where its top collided into a tree.
The crash was not witnessed but a local resident heard it and called 911. Local emergency responders arrived on scene and confirmed Dumler was deceased.
Police said Dumler was using safety restraints.
OSP troopers from the McMinnville Area Command office are investigating.