Two suspects have been sentenced to the 2012 assault of two current UO members of the Track and Field team, according to a press release from Oregon State Police.
Hayden Ray Tabor(age 22) and Matthew Logan McKinney (age 22) plead guilty in a Douglas County Circuit Court to throwing a rock off the Isadore Road overpass at a car that injured UO student Molly Grabill(age 20) and Chris Brewer(age 19).
The baseball sized rock was thrown at the Grabill’s car as it drove down freeway the on November 26, 2012 at 10:40 p.m. As she began to lose control of the vehicle, Brewer took control of the wheel and was able to guide the car to a stop.
Grabill suffered facial injuries and was transported to Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend in Springfield for treatment. Brewer was also transported to Sacred Heat for minor injuries relating to the crash. Grabill was released from the hospital after two days.
Tabor plead guilty to two counts of Assault in the 3rd degree, two counts of Reckless Endangering, and Throwing an Object off an Overpass, and Criminal mischief in the 1st degree. He was sentenced to three months of probation.
McKinney plead guilty to two counts of Assault in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th degree, Reckless Endangering, Throwing an Object Off an Overpass and Criminal Mischief in the 1st degree. He was sentenced to five years and ten months in prison.