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Story by Oregon Herald staff
Published on Wednesday May 20, 2020 - 8:18 AM
 
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On Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at approximately 4:15 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 99E milepost 26 near Harrisburg, OR.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a Kia Rio was traveling southbound when it crossed into the northbound lanes and into the path of a northbound Chevrolet Silverado.

The operator of the Kia sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The operator of the Chevrolet was transported to Riverbend hospital.

The northbound lane of Hwy 99E was closed for about an hour and a half.

OSP was assisted by Linn County Sheriff's Office, Harrisburg Fire and ODOT.