OSU student flips car in Hwy 36 crash

TRIANGLE LAKE, Ore. -- An Oregon State University student flipped her car Friday morning while driving on Hwy 36 east of Triangle Lake, Oregon State Police said.

The woman was using a seat belt and survived the crash with non-life threatening injuries.

State police said that OSU student Nicole Sallee, 19 from Woodland, Washington, was driving east on Hwy 36 Friday morning. At around 7:30 a.m. Sallee went into a curve near Alderwood State Park (between Fernridge and Triangle Lakes) and lost control of her VW Jetta.

Her car went off the highway, hit a utility pole and flipped over, knocking the pole over in the process.

Sallee was able to crawl from the car and get help from a passing driver. Emergency responders took her to Sacred Heart Medical for treatment of her minor injuries.