McCleary Man Arrested After High Speed Chase in Oregon

Eugene, OR – Oregon State Police say a Grays Harbor man reached speeds of 120 miles per hour with his 3-year-old son in the back seat during a 40-mile police chase on Interstate 5 Tuesday afternoon north of Eugene.

The chase ended when the fleeing car collided with another car on an off ramp. No one was injured.

Troopers arrested 32-year-old Kameron Michael Payne of McCleary, on charges of reckless driving, attempting to elude and endangering another person. The 3-year-old boy who was in a child safety seat was taken into protective custody by welfare workers with the state Department of Human Services.


News Director of Jodesha Broadcasting since October 2007. Dave Haviland moved to Grays Harbor in 1979 and graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1993.