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Local man recovering from burns after crash


August 15, 2018

DOUGLAS LIVENGOOD, left, with Brooke Nelson, is recovering from burns.

A Sweet Home man who was badly burned after his vehicle caught fire following a crash is in serious condition at Emmanuel Legacy Burn Center in Portland, a family friend said Monday.

According to a Sheriff's log and a GoFundMe page started for Livengood, 20, he and his girlfriend, Brooke Nelson, 19, of Scio, were injured in a wreck that occurred at 3:26 p.m. on Aug. 1 on Brewster Road, north of Lebanon.

Nikki Stafford, who was coach of the Sweet Home High School Forestry Club, when Livengood as a team member, said the two came upon roadwork on Brewster, at which another vehicle was stoppe...

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