Sheriff’s Office Investigates Fatal Crash on SE Jennifer Street


Please reference Case # 23-018801

On Friday, September 8, 2023, at approximately 12:15 p.m., Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an injury crash on SE Jennifer Street near SE 82nd Drive in Clackamas that involved two vehicles.

Upon arrival, deputies determined the vehicles involved were a Tesla Model S sedan and a Mazda B2300 pickup truck.

The driver of the Mazda, 36-year-old Kira Haston, of Aloha, was transported to a local hospital where they later died. The victim’s dog was located near the crash scene and was transported by a deputy to a nearby emergency veterinarian hospital. The dog was treated and later released to a family member.

The driver of the Tesla, 44-year-old Gabriel Bryce Owens, of Oregon City, was also transported to a local hospital for treatment. He was later arrested and transported to the Clackamas County Jail on charges of manslaughter in the first degree, driving under the influence of intoxicants, and reckless driving. Mr. Owens is being held on $250,000 bail (full amount required).

Owens complete booking information is here.

The Sheriff’s Office inter-agency Criminal Reconstruction and Forensic Technicians (CRAFT) team is investigation the incident. The case is being referred to the Clackamas County District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.

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Sergeant Ross Clemson, Public Information Officer

Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office

Communications Unit