The alleged drunk driver, identified as 33-year-old Las Vegas resident Patrick Lacy Jr., ran a red light in his 2006 Dodge Charger and struck a 2014 Ford Fiesta in the intersection, killing two men, one believed to be in his 30s and the other in his 50s.
At the time of this writing, 84-year-old driver-Richard Alan Coleman is listed as critical but stable and 80-year-old passenger-Dorothy Elizabeth Coleman is listed as serious but stable. Additional evidence at the scene determined that alcohol may have been a contributing factor in the collision.
Spicha was lodged in jail for misdemeanor driving under the influence and felony motor vehicle homicide.
The driver of the Ford Explorer, 68-year old Robert James, and his passenger, 67-year-old Barbara James, both residents of Grand Ronde, were transported to a Lincoln City area hospital with minor injuries.
Hogan was pronounced deceased at the scene. Ruiz was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and was subsequently arrested for Intoxication Manslaughter.
The investigation revealed Brechtel was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.
Body camera footage from HPD Officer Carter, DWI Taskforce, who was hit by a drunk driver and survived an 18-foot fall off the freeway on July 28, 2017.
Keller was charged with Possession of an Alcoholic Beverage in a Motor Vehicle, and Williams was arrested after she was found to have a warrant for probation violation. Gaubert’s passenger, Amanda Felarise (age 34) of Larose, was charged with Possession of a Legend Drug without a Prescription and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.