Passenger dies, driver transported to the hospital following late-night rollover crash; tips sought

News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office
Posted: Feb. 16, 2015, 9:33 a.m.

 

Please reference CCSO Case Number # 15-4575.

Crash-scene photos: [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ]

UPDATE (Tuesday, Feb. 17, 12:26 p.m.): NAMES RELEASED; INVESTIGATION CONTINUES

Crash-scene photoThe driver of the vehicle that crashed early Monday morning has been identified as Cory Ryan Leonard, 35, of Clackamas.

The passenger who died in the crash is identified as Walter Lawrence Cuenca, 58, of Antioch, California.

Photos from the crash scene are attached.

The vehicle involved in the fatal crash is a 2002 Maserati M128.

The investigation is ongoing, and findings will be forwarded to the Clackamas County District Attorney's Office.

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EARLIER (Feb. 16, 2015, 9:33 a.m.)

At 12:03 a.m. on Monday, February 16, 2015, a caller reported finding a car upside-down on SE Jennings Rd. near SE Jade Ct. -- which is just east of SE Oatfield Rd in Clackamas County.

Deputies arrived at the crash minutes later and found two people trapped inside the vehicle.

Clackamas Fire arrived and extracted the driver from the vehicle. The passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was transported to a local hospital.

Deputies investigating the crash learned alcohol and speed were contributing factors in the crash. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

Clackamas County Sheriff's Office detectives and the Criminal Reconstruction and Forensic Team (CRAFT) responded and are assisting in the investigation.

The names of those involved are not being released at this time, pending family notifications.

TIPS SOUGHT

Anyone with information on this crash is urged to contact the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office's confidential Tip Line -- by telephone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online e-mail form. Please reference CCSO Case Number # 15-4575.

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Contact Info:
Sergeant Nathan Thompson
Office of Public Information
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office