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Published Jan 9, 2014 at 12:01AM / Updated Jan 9, 2014 at 04:51PM

Bend woman hurt near Maupin

A Bend woman was injured Wednesday morning when her vehicle slid off an icy road and overturned near Maupin, according to Oregon State Police.

Lanette Keller, 36, was driving north on U.S. Highway 197 at 7:48 a.m. when she reportedly lost control while attempting to pass another vehicle. Keller’s said to have lost control of her pickup and slid off the shoulder, where the truck rolled several times and crashed through a fence. The truck came to rest on its top, with Keller trapped inside seriously injured.

Firefighters from Juniper Flat Fire Department and medics from South Wasco County Ambulance joined Oregon State Police and the Oregon Department of Transportation in responding to the scene. Keller was extricated from her truck about an hour after the crash and was reportedly taken to St. Charles Bend by air ambulance.

— Bulletin staff report

Editor’s note: This article has been updated. In the original, the highway was incorrectly identified. The Bulletin regrets the error.