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A Goldendale woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident on State Route 142 at milepost 29, five miles west of Goldendale.

The accident occurred on May 11, 2007, at approximately 5:53 p.m.

According to the report, Kathleen M. Poe, 46, Goldendale, was driving her 1995 Pontiac eastbound on SR 142 from Hill Road. The vehicle's right tires left the roadway to the right. Poe overcorrected causing the vehicle to exit to the roadway on the eastbound shoulder. The vehicle then struck an embankment, rolled over barbed wire fencing and came to rest on its wheels in a crop field.

Poe was transported to Klickitat Valley Hospital with a possible dislocated left shoulder and multiple lacerations and contusions.

The accident is still under investigation.



A The Dalles-area woman was arrested Friday by Oregon State Police troopers on numerous theft-related charges in Columbia River Gorge public and private parks during a seven month period

On May 11, 2007, Oregon State Police troopers from The Dalles Area Command office arrested Sarah Ann Kroeskop, 27, from The Dalles. Kroeskop is accused of stealing, or attempting to steal, money from payment boxes in parks along Interstate 84 in the Columbia River Gorge.

The thefts occurred in Hood River, Wasco and Sherman counties between October 2006 and April 2007. The parks included Wyeth Park, which is a U.S. Forest Service facility, Deschutes River State Park, and the privately owned Rufus R.V. Park.

Kroeskop was lodged at Northern Oregon Regional Correctional Facility on the following charges: theft in the second degree (3 counts), attempted theft in the second degree (2 counts), theft in the third degree, possession of burglar tools (2 counts), and possession of a controlled substance -- methamphetamine.


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