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21-year-old man dies in crash

Haralambos Demetrios Polizos, 21, of Estacada died in a single-vehicle crash on Monday, Oct. 20.

Emergency personnel responded to the crash near South Hayden and Howell Road around 11:30 p.m. Oct. 20 and found Polizos dead at the scene.

Sgt. Nathan Thompson of the Clackamas County Sheriff’s office said that for unknown reasons Polizo’s Pontiac had left the roadway and rolled.

Polizo was not wearing a seat belt and was partially ejected from the vehicle.

Thompson said that after the initial investigation, alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.

Christmas tree and bough permits available

The Clackamas River Ranger District office of the Mt. Hood National Forest now has personal use Christmas tree cutting permits for sale for $5.

An informational rule sheet will be administered with purchase of permit.

Up to five permits may be issued per household.

The Mt. Hood National Forest also offers free permits for up to 25 pounds of boughs and commercial permits for more.

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