PRINEVILLE - A Mitchell man was found dead Friday, Aug. 22, after his pickup crashed in the Ochoco National Forest.

The truck was found at the bottom of a canyon. Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into the cause of the wreck.

Kenneth Ray Norman Jr., 48, died in the crash.

Norman was ejected from the vehicle and was reportedly not wearing safety restraints at the time of the crash. Due to the rural location and steep terrain emergency personnel worked throughout the night to recover the body and vehicle.

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