POLK COUNTY — Wilmer Post, 82, of Monmouth, died as the result of a crash on Feb. 2.

Oregon State Police troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single-vehicle crash at 1 p.m. on Feb. 2 on Highway 22 W near milepost 17.

OSP’s preliminary investigation revealed that a 2017 Ford F-150, operated by Post, was traveling westbound on Highway 22W when for an unknown reason it drifted into the median and collided with a highway barrier.

Post was pronounced deceased at the scene.

OSP was assisted by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Dallas Fire Department, and ODOT.

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