25-year-old man dead after crashing into canal in eastern Oregon

BAKER COUNTY, Ore. -- A Baker City man died on Wednesday after crashing his car into a canal along Highway 7. 

Evan Simonski-Davis, 25, was driving southbound on Highway 7 near milepost 44 when his Toyota SUV left the road, hit a rock and rolled into the canal. 

Oregon State Police were called to the scene at about 3:30 p.m. Simonski-Davis had not been wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead on arrival. 

Troopers say excessive speed is believed to be a factor. 

The Baker City Fire Department and Baker County Sheriff's Office assisted troopers at the scene. 

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