Umatilla Co. Sheriff's Office Investigates Fatal Collision

The Umatilla County Sheriff's Office investigates a fatal collision that occurred Saturday afternoon that killed a Hermiston man.

32-year-old Jeremiah Lancaster was killed around 4 p.m. on Hat Rock Road near Highway 730.

Sheriff's deputies and Oregon State Polic troopers found that Lancaster's vehicle was southbound on Hat Rock Road and failed to negotiate a curve near the intersection of Highway 730.

Lancaster's vehicle rolled and then struck a northbound vehicle.  He was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.  Neither the passengers in Lancaster's vehicle, nor the occupants in the other vehicle were injured.