Commercial truck driver found dead in his truck in Chemult

Truck Stop


CHEMULT, Ore. — A commercial truck driver was found dead in his truck in Chemult yesterday morning.

Oregon State Police were sent out to the Pilot Travel Center truck stop in Chemult a little before 11am after the company the man worked for called police to tell them he hadn’t reported for work.

OSP found the truck, and found the 49 year old man dead inside the sleeper cab.

OSP is now investigating the man’s death, and preliminary investigations haven’t found any signs of a crime.

His name is withheld until authorities can notify the next of kin.