OSP Identifies Victim in Fatal Accident

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Fatal Crash on Highway 332
An Umapine man was killed around 2 a.m. Wednesday morning near Milton-Freewater.
PHOTO BY OSP

A 22-year-old Umapine man was killed early Wednesday morning in a single-vehicle accident on Highway 332 in Umatilla County.

According to the Oregon State Police, Beau Tyree Zetzche died around 2 a.m. when the Ford F-150 he was driving went off the highway near Milton-Freewater while he was negotiating a curve at Triangle Station Road. The pickup rolled onto a field and landed on its top. Zetzche was pronounced dead at the scene

Zetzche, who was wearing a seat belt, had previously resided in the Bend area. He was driving with a revoked driving privileges and had outstanding warrants out of Texas for a probation violation and Oregon for both a parole violation and theft.

OSP troopers from the Pendleton Area Command office are continuing the investigation.

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