Gresham man dies after crashing into tree

Gresham man dies after crashing into tree

Gresham man dies after crashing into tree

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by Teresa Blackman, KGW.com Staff

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Posted on December 17, 2013 at 4:23 PM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 17 at 4:28 PM

BORING, Ore. – A man died after crashing into a tree in Boring Tuesday morning, police said.

The victim, identified as Thomas Koch, 80, of Gresham, was headed north on Amisigger Road and failed to negotiate a curve onto Kelso Road, then collided with a tree, according to Lt. Robert Wurpes with the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office.

The crash occurred just after 10 a.m and the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is investigating. Wurpes said fog may have been a factor in the crash.

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