Police identify fatalities
May 29, 2016
Leaburg: The Oregon State Police have identified the drivers of two vehicles involved in an early morning head-on accident early Sunday morning. Killed in the wreck were Kenndra J. Haney, 21, and a Brett V. Wildgen, 46, both of Springfield.
A passenger in Haney’s vehicle,Chase T. Holden, 19, sustained life-threatening injuries.
Investigators say Wildgen may have consumed alcohol prior to the accident.
The preliminary investigation reports Wildgen was eastbound in a 1990 Mazda pickup around 12:40 a.m. when he crossed the centerline and struck Haney, who was westbound driving a 2004 Honda Civic.
Both Wildgen and Haney were declared dead at the scene.
Holden was transported to the RiverBend Hospital in Springfield.
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