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Man spends night in upside down, crashed car

Modified: Friday, Jul 25th, 2014


Waldport resident Jon Culton crashed his 1998 Toyota Camry on Wednesday while driving along a stretch of Highway 34 near milepost 51. A Benton County Sheriff’s Office deputy located Culton, and the vehicle during a search Thursday morning. (Photo courtesy of Oregon State Police)


An 80-year-old Waldport man, who was reported missing and endangered, was found alive Thursday inside a wrecked vehicle northeast of Alsea, authorities said.

Jon Culton was on his way to Corvallis from Yachats for a doctor’s appointment Wednesday when he crashed his 1998 Toyota Camry on a stretch of Highway 34 near milepost 51.

The vehicle left the road, and ended up going down an embankment before coming to rest on its roof in a shallow creek, the Oregon State Police said in a report.



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