Local man survives wreck

Jeremy Miller, 33, a McDowell Creek area resident, escaped with bruises and some numbness in his left side, he said, after his log truck hit a 1996 Chevrolet Suburban on Lacomb Drive just after 9 a.m. Monday, July 14. Miller swerved to avoid the Suburban, whch was driven by Sue Parker, 56, of Scio, who was turning onto Lacomb from Kowitz Road. The truck rolled on its side and Miller was trapped in the cab for an hour and a half, he said, until rescue workers cut him out. He was treated and released at Lebanon Community Hospital. Parker was taken to Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis, according to Sheriff’s reports.