A Redmond woman was cited after striking a semitrailer in Terrebonne on Monday evening, according to a news release from the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office.
Rhonda Dodson, 48, was stopped at a stop sign about 5:30 p.m. on B Avenue on the west side of U.S. Highway 97, the news release stated. She attempted to merge the 1989 Toyota Corolla she was driving onto Highway 97 and struck a 2006 Kenworth semitrailer headed south. The truck, driven by Paul Jepson, 52, of California, received minor damage. The Corolla was badly damaged.
Both drivers were wearing seat belts and were uninjured in the crash. The accident caused traffic on the highway to be rerouted on Smith Rock Way and 11th Street for about 45 minutes. Dodson was cited for failing to obey a traffic control device, the news release stated.
— From staff reports