1 person killed in Jefferson County while shuttling vehicles for rafters

By RL

One person was killed yesterday when a vehicle being shuttled from the Warm Springs Boat Launch on the Deschutes River to the Trout Creek Boat Launch went out of control in the Gateway area flipping over and taking the driver’s life. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office,  4 drivers from Affordable Shuttle Service in Maupin were moving the vehicles when the accident occurred. The drivers were headed east on Juniper Lane when one of the vehicles went out of control and flipped. Another driver avoided the accident but crashed his vehicle and suffered minor injuries. An out of control drift boat trailer may have caused the accident. No names have been released.