Alleged drunk-driving crash knocks out power to Beavercreek residents; driver arrested

News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office
Posted: March 4, 2014, 9:52 a.m.

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Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a crash on Beavercreek Road early this morning (Tuesday, March 4, 2014) around 3 a.m. Responding crews found a car crashed into a power pole, which caused power disruption to local neighborhoods. The driver was later arrested for suspected drunk driving.

At 3:21 a.m. on Tuesday, March 4, Clackamas County dispatch received a call of a car crashed into power pole on Beavercreek Road, near Dans Avenue. Arriving deputies found a 2000 Cadillac Seville crashed into a power pole. The vehicle had impacted with enough force to shear the pole off -- causing power lines to drop across the road. The damage caused a loss of power in surrounding neighborhoods.

The suspect driver -- Kyle Douglas Rosenlof, age 23, of Beavercreek -- was driving alone, and did not sustain any injuries during the crash.

During the investigation, deputies reportedly noted signs of impairment on Mr. Rosenlof. He was arrested and transported to Clackamas County Jail on charges of Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII). His full booking info is here.

According to the Portland General Electric website, power should be restored by 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 4.

Drunk driving is one of the most frequently committed crimes in the United States -- killing someone approximately every 48 minutes. Please drive sober or designate a sober driver.


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Contact Info:
Robert Wurpes, Lieutenant
Office of Public Information
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office

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