Three Redmond residents died when their vehicle veered off Highway 126 and into a group of roadside rocks.
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Three Redmond residents died when their vehicle veered off Highway 126 and into a group of roadside rocks. wphoto provided
Three Redmond residents died in a single-vehicle wreck on Highway 126 between Sisters and Redmond last week.

On Tuesday, August 20, at approximately 11:30 a.m. Oregon State Police troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of the crash on Highway 126 at Milepost 105. 

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2011 Toyota Venza, operated by Kenneth Vaughn, 69, of Redmond, was traveling westbound on Highway 126, when for an unknown reason it veered off the road and struck large rocks at a driveway

access.

Kenneth Vaughn and his passengers Sheryl Vaughn, 63, of Redmond and April Vaughn, 33, sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced dead at the scene.

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