Winston man, two dogs killed in crash

The crash is under investigation.

Posted: Nov 14, 2019 3:51 PM
Updated: Nov 14, 2019 3:51 PM

WINSTON, Ore. -- A Winston man and his two dogs are dead after a crash Wednesday afternoon.

Douglas County deputies responded to the 1300 block of Willis Creek Road near Winston at about 12:30 p.m. after receiving a report of a two-vehicle crash.

Authorities said Richard Chastain, 58, of Winston was driving a 1994 Chevrolet pickup truck south when he drifted into the path of another vehicle.

Chastain struck a 2012 Dodge 3500 pickup truck head-on. Steven Snawder, 28, of Roseburg, who was driving the Dodge, was taken to Mercy Medical Center and released.

Deputies said Chastain and his dogs were pronounced dead at the scene, and his family has been notified.

The crash is under investigation. Intoxicants do not appear to have played a role, deputies said.

If you have any information, contact deputies at 541-440-4471 and reference case number 19-5249.

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