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Fog may have been a factor in fatal crash

Clackamas County Sheriffs Office investigates fatal crash in Boring


A fatal crash occurred at approximately 10:14 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, near Amisigger Road and Kelso Road in Boring. A single vehicle collided with a tree, and the lone male occupant, Thomas Koch, 80, of Gresham, was killed.

by: COURTESY OF CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Thomas Koch, 80, of Gresham, allegedly failed to navigate a turn onto Kelso Road, and was killed after colliding with a tree.

Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash. The vehicle was heading north on Amisigger Road and failed to negotiate a curve onto Kelso Road, causing it to collide with a tree.

The driver's name has not been released.

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said that fog may have been a factor in the crash.

Boring Fire also responded to the scene.