11/07/23, 3:43 PM
At last night’s (11/6/23), Special Road District (SRD) Regular Meeting, Ranch Road Supervisor Jordan Jones was asked if he had seen or obtained a copy of the 10/26, police/accident report involving the Ranch Road Department’s Water Truck. He stated “No.
Today Ranch Matters (RM) drove to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and picked up a copy of the Police Report and the Supplemental Report along with the deputy’s notebook notes.
“On October 26, 2023, I Deputy Stephen Witherow, was on duty, in uniform, displaying a badge, driving a marked patrol vehicle, working from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, in Jefferson County, Oregon.
At approximately 9:28 am, I was dispatched to SW Chinook Drive and SW Otter Court on Crooked River Ranch for the report of a motor vehicle crash involving a truck towing a large water tank.
Dispatched advised the water tank had rolled on its side and the driver of the vehicle appeared injured.
I arrived on scene at about 9:46 am, EMS transported the driver later Identified as Gary Pearce, 66, Bend prior to my arrival…”
“I spoke with the road supervisor identified as Jordan Jones, 59, of Crooked River Ranch who told me the driver was Gary Pearse…”