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News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office
Posted: Aug. 24, 2013, 6:34 p.m.

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Sheriff's Office responds after motor home crashes into tavern

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At approximately 2 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the report of a motor home that had crashed into the Timber Tavern located at 28052 SE Highway 212 in Boring, OR. The business had just closed for the night and only a small number of persons were still on scene at the establishment when this crash happened.

Boring Fire and Rescue responded to the scene to assist, along with officers from the Sandy Police Department.

When deputies arrived, they spoke with the motor home's driver -- Larry Dale Karasch -- who was out of the vehicle and walking around. The driver did not appear to be injured from the crash, but reportedly had several self-inflicted wounds on his arms.

Upon further investigation, deputies determined the driver of the vehicle had crashed the motor home intentionally. Fortunately, no one was hurt during this incident.

Larry Dale Karasch was cited and transported to an area hospital -- where his wounds would be treated and his mental health will be evaluated.

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Deputy Marcus Mendoza
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Clackamas County Sheriff's Office

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