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Fatal Crash Blocks Hwy 38

crashUPDATE — All lanes of Hwy 38 are open.

SCOTTSBURG, Ore. — One person was killed in a head-on crash on Hwy 38 near Scottsburg, early Saturday morning. The highway is blocked in both directions and the closure may last several hours.

Police say they received calls just after 6 a.m. Saturday, reporting a crash near milepost 18. The crash involved a pickup and a truck reportedly transporting helicopter fuel. Crews say the fuel was leaking down and embankment near the Umpqua River.

A Coos Bay HazMat team was responding to the hazardous material spill.

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