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Police looking for suspects in car crash

by: OREGON STATE POLICE - Oregon State Police investigators are looking for a man and a woman who were believed to be in this car when it crashed outside of Clatskanie on Highway 30. The car had been stolen from a residence in Kelso, Wash.Oregon State Police investigators are trying to identify two suspects following the crash of a stolen vehicle along Highway 30 near Clatskanie April 2.

At approximately 9:45 a.m., April 2, OSP and area law enforcement agencies responded to the scene of a single vehicle traffic crash on Highway 30 near milepost 65 in Columbia County.

At approximately 9:45 a.m., OSP troopers and other law enforcement officers responded to the single vehicle crash. They found an abandoned 1995 Kia Sephia with Washington license plates that had traveled off the highway. The car had been reported stolen overnight from a Kelso, Wash., residence.

The two suspects who abandoned the car were described as a white male and female in their 30's to 40's. The male is over six feet tall with short, dark hair. He was wearing a dark jacket. The female has a slim build, long brown hair, and was wearing jeans and carrying a pink backpack.

Officers from OSP, Columbia County Sheriff's Office, Clatsop County Sheriff's Office, Clatskanie Police Department and a K-9 from Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office searched the area but didn't find the suspects. It is unknown if a passing motorists picked them up in the area.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect is asked to call OSP Northern Command Center dispatch at (800) 452-7888. Trooper Jessica Spurlock is the lead investigator.

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