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Father And Son Killed In Crash Near Springfield

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A father and son were killed Saturday when their car went down an embankment southeast of Springfield.

The Register-Guard reports the Lane County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday afternoon received a report of a vehicle on fire down an embankment between Jasper and Lowell.

Police say a neighbor heard the crash and told someone to call 911 while he responded to the area.

Police say the neighbor found a man ejected from the car and began life-saving efforts with the assistance of a bystander until firefighters arrived.

Tyler Morin was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say deputies found Morin’s father, Bradley Morin, of Eugene, who was also pronounced dead at the scene.

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