VENETA, Ore. -- Traffic was slowed on Highway 126 after a man crashed his motorhome into a tree alongside the road.
The man was driving south near milepost 36 when he entered a series of curves. Officials said that the man failed to negotiate one of the curves, lost control of his motorhome and left the roadway.
He was taken to a local-area hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The man's dog, also in the motorhome, died in the crash.
Police are still investigating any other factors that could have caused the crash, they said that alcohol was not a factor.