SH driver cited in crash

A Sweet Home woman was cited by Oregon State Police June 17 following a two-vehicle injury crash at the intersection of Highway 36 and Dorsey Lane near Cheshire in Lane County.

According to OSP, at approximately 1:41 p.m. on June 17, a 1996 Ford Taurus four-door driven by Cynthia Brenneman, 58, from Sweet Home, was northbound on Dorsey Lane when the driver failed to stop her car at a stop sign at the Highway 36 intersection.

The Ford collided into the side of a westbound 2007 Dodge 2500 four-door pickup driven by Michael Spicer, 70, from Cheshire, police said. The impact caused the pickup to roll into a ditch along the highway.

Brenneman was using safety restraints and wasn’t injured. She was cited by OSP for disobeying a traffic control device – stop sign.

Spicer and his wife Laticia Spicer, 71, a passenger in the vehicle, were extricated by responding firefighters and transported by ground ambulance to Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend with non-life threatening injuries. Both were using safety restraints.

OSP troopers from the Springfield Area Command office responded to investigate. Trooper Gerald Ellis is the lead investigator.