Man Covicted in 2020 HWY 58 Fatal Crash

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Posted: February 24, 2022

Lane County, Ore. – On Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022 a Eugene man was arrested for his involvement in a 2020 fatal crash on HWY 58 that claimed the life of Emily Reber (23) of Oakridge.

 

 

 

 

UPDATE Sept. 27, 2022: BRIAN LEE JONES  was convicted of: 163.145 – CRIMINALLY NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE, and 813.010 – DRIVE UNDER INFLUENCE INTOX – 1 in the death of Emily Reber of Oakridge.
Jones was transferred to the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility today for processing. After processing, Jones will be transferred to a men’s prison. Jail records show his earliest date of release being: 11/23/2026. Once in prison, that date may change as time served in county jail counts against it.

 

 

 

***ORIGINAL STORY***

 

 

 

According to a  KPIC News article Brian Jones was the driver of a Nissan Sentra that crossed into oncoming traffic hitting a Ford F150 (uninjured), and then the VW Golf of Reber. The crash occurred on Sept. 10th, 2020.

 

A warrant for Jones was issued after a Feb. 16th, 2022 secret indictment.

 

Brian Jones Arrest Photo
Brian Jones (2016 mugshot from Arrests Dot Org)

BRIAN LEE JONES age 32, was arrested in Lincoln County Oregon, and transported to the Lane County Jail where he was booked on the following charges:

 

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 2ND DEG M 164.354
CRIMINALLY NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE F 163.145
DRIVE UNDER INFLUENCE INTOX – 1 M 813.010
MANSLAUGHTER 2ND DEG F 163.125
RECKLESS DRIVING M 811.140

 

Case # 22CR07828

 

(Information from KPIC News, Oregon Judicial Portal, and the Lane County Jail inmate viewer website)

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